Discipline, not dismissal, for long-service workerThe grievor had been talked into faking an invoice to help a colleague out of a jam. The arbitrator found the offence deserved discipline, but a one-day suspension and not termination. Further, a strong response was not necessary for deterrence and the employment relationship had not been broken.By Mark Rogers06/25/2012|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/22/2012 An auto mechanic was fired for time theft after he agreed to participate in some administrative sleight of hand to correct a faulty work order. R.B. worked as a service technician at an auto dealership. There was no discipline on his record when he was fired on March 1, 2011 after 17 years’ service.On Feb. 16, 2011, R.B. was given a work order to perform some recall work on a vehicle under warranty. However, it was explained to R.B. he was just being asked to “run time” on the work order. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.