Limits on workplace mental stress claims ruled unconstitutional breach of equality rights
The statutory limits on workplace mental stress claims under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act constitute an unconstitutional breach of equality rights, according to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.
Employer did not make a reprisal in response to refusal to perform work on Sunday
When an employee exercised his right not to work on Sundays, the employer chose not to offer him more weekday hours—but this was not a reprisal, according to the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
Employee’s profanity during call with supervisor was not cause to terminate
The vice-chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board has found that, following a phone conversation between an employee and his supervisor whereby the employee used extreme profanity, the employer was not entitled to terminate the employee for cause and place a property ban on the employee. How can this be?
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