Employee fired for theft seeks interim reliefUnion claims worker denied representation at time of dismissal03/23/2015|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 03/23/2015 Scott Meilleur was a lead hand with six years of service at the Ontario-based Canadian Nuclear Laboratories when he was dismissed.Meilleur, along with several other employees, was fired for theft after an investigation revealed scrap material was being removed from the premises. The employer serves, in part, as a depository for nuclear waste. Because the stolen material was not scanned for radioactive contamination before its removal from the employer’s property, it posed a serious risk to public safety. Due to the seriousness of the theft, Meilleur was banned from attending the workplace in addition to his dismissal. Meilleur’s union, the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 772, grieved the termination. 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.