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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Inappropriate personal emails led to end of career

A Manitoba labour arbitrator decided that the penalty of termination was warranted under the circumstances when the government terminated an employee who irreparably damaged the employment relationship with inappropriate computer use at work over a long period of time.

Porn at work: Grounds for dismissal?

Termination was warranted for a government employee who irreparably damaged the employment relationship with inappropriate computer use at work over a long period of time… (In PDF)

Racist remark not enough to justify termination for cause

The Ontario Labour Arbitration Board decided that, following a verbal and physical exchange that included a racially prejudiced comment by an employee, it was not appropriate for the employer to terminate the employee.

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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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