Manager did not assault worker

The grievor and her manager bumped each other in a corridor. Weeks later, the grievor contacted the police to lay changes. She also grieved. The arbitrator found that her story was too unlikely to be believed.
By Mark Rogers
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 07/20/2012

A worker sustained a minor injury at work after her manager bumped into her. The union grieved, arguing the manager had assaulted the worker.

S.K. was a pharmacy technician employed at a retail drug store outlet. She had about 13 years’ experience working for the company.

S.K. was involved in an incident with the pharmacy manager on March 12, 2010.