Violent, disabled worker temporarily reinstated

A mentally disabled worker with a propensity for violence was fired. The union grieved and said the worker should be reinstated and accommodated.
By Mark Rogers
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 03/18/2013

When a mentally disabled worker with a propensity for violence was fired, the union grieved. The union said the worker should be accommodated and reinstated.

J.F. began working at Agropur in 2000. J.F. was working as a Pouch Pak Machine Operator at the industrial dairy when he was fired on October 4, 2010.

J.F. had difficulties with attendance. He also laboured under the burden of significant mental disabilities stemming from traumatic childhood sexual abuse.