Archives for May 2012
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The war is over (and you’re fired)!
In the history of questionable dismissals of employees, the saga of journalist Edward Kennedy has to rank near the top of the list. Over 65 years after his firing, his former employer has apologized. (In PDF)
Is excessive Internet use time theft?
It is now common for employees to have access to the Internet at work. Many use the Internet for personal reasons during work time. Many employers are concerned about the loss of productivity resulting from excessive personal use of the Internet. (In PDF)
Arbitrator upholds termination where employee refuses to cooperate with attempts to accommodate
A recent arbitral decision highlights the duty of an employee to cooperate with the employer in determining appropriate accommodation. (In PDF)