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On August 14, 2012, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruled that an employee with a hypersensitivity to certain scents did not experience discrimination based on a disability in employment as a result of her employer’s inability to eliminate all smells in the workplace.
An Ontario labour arbitrator just dismissed an employee’s grievance and upheld the employer’s termination of the employee following some aggressive and insubordinate behaviour. The arbitrator considered several factors to determine this was not a case where a last chance agreement and lesser discipline were suitable, given that there was still a possibility the employee would re-commit the same wrongdoings.