Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Termination For Breach Of Drug And Alcohol Policy

Courts in Canada have long dealt with human rights issues in the context of workplace policies, including drug and alcohol policies. The competing interests are clear. On one hand, workplaces have an interest in promoting and enhancing safety at work through workplace policies. On the other hand, drug and alcohol … Continue reading

Social Media and the Workplace

A couple of recent decisions have highlighted the emergence of social media issues in the workplace.

In a precedent setting decision, a labour arbitrator in Ontario has found an employer liable for failing to protect its workers from harassment and discrimination relating to customer posts on the employer’s Twitter account … Continue reading