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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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