Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with limits on workplace mental stress claims; employee refusal to work on Sunday; and how an employee's profanity towards a supervisor was not cause for termination.
A recent Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench decided that an injured worker should have his case heard on its merit to determine if his medical marijuana should be paid for by workers’ compensation.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice just struck down an “unconscionable” release signed on termination of employment..
Home Hardware’s advertising speaks of “home owners helping home owners.” A decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal suggests that where Home Hardware could use some help is in the area of conducting workplace investigations. (in PDF)
The Appeals Commission for Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Board had to decide whether a worker’s violation of the alcohol and drug policy excluded him from temporary total disability benefits.