‘Gross error in judgment’ warrants firingA bus driver was fired after colliding with another bus. His apparent recklessness and his refusal to accept responsibility left the arbitrator no basis to vary the penalty.By Mark Rogers07/09/2012|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 07/06/2012 A municipal transit worker was fired after he executed an illegal U-turn and crashed into another bus. The union grieved.P.B. had eight years’ service when he was fired in 2010. There were written warnings on his record — one for insubordination, the other for using a cell phone while driving.P.B. was running late on the afternoon of May 26, 2010. To save time, he avoided a customary turnaround loop and instead made a spontaneous U-turn on the designated high-speed (90 Kph) transit corridor that is reserved for buses. 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.