Employment relationships may come to an end for several reasons. The reasons for the separation, and the type of dismissal that occurs, will impact an employer’s obligations to the terminated employee.
Just cause termination
In Murphy v Factors Labs (2020 BCPC 163) Burnett J., upheld the termination of a long service factory employee who refused to wear a "Bump Cap”
I have received many calls from employers asking what to do if an employee refuses to follow COVID-19 public health guidelines. In one case, an arbitrator upheld the discharge of a unionized employee who did not follow COVID public health guidelines.