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Just cause for termination: employee refused to work within her job description

A labour arbitrator in the federal jurisdiction just decided an employee was terminated for just cause. Even though some of the allegations the employer made in the letter of termination could not be supported with evidence, the employment relationship failed and had no prospect of being rehabilitated…

Employee did not respond to employer’s request for further medical information

An Ontario labour arbitrator just upheld a dismissal for just cause for terminating an employee who was absent from work without authorization for 27 scheduled shifts…

The employee should have been paid for time training

An Ontario Labour Relations Board Vice-Chair just confirmed the decision of the Employment Standards Officer and awarded the employee unpaid wages, termination pay, and the accompanying vacation pay.

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Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 15 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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