Severance for worker undermining supervisorThe grievor had committed a number of minor infractions at work. She refused to accept responsibility and blamed others, specifically her supervisor. The arbitrator found termination was too harsh a penalty, given there was no consistent discipline in the past, but he opted for severance rather than reinstatement because of the grievor's attitude.By Mark Rogers09/04/2012|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2012 A worker was fired after three incidents of misconduct persuaded the employer that her attitude was inconsistent with her continued employment. The union grieved.R.R. worked as a Custodian at a university. She had about 11 years’ service when she was fired on Oct. 8, 2009. 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.