Termination excessive for picket line misconduct

Striking worker fired for two separate picket line scuffles with members of the public
By Mark Rogers
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 03/25/2013

A striking worker was fired for two separate picket line scuffles with members of the public.

J.W. was a municipal worker employed as a truck driver for the recycling centre in Peel region’s Public Works Department. J.W. had a little more than two years’ service when he was fired on July 16, 2012. There was no discipline on his record.