Doctor’s note gets worker out of doing overtimeNo other employees disciplined for participating in overtime ban10/05/2015|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 10/05/2015 An employee at Rio Tinto Alcan’s Kitimat, B.C., operation was reinstated by an arbitrator after being terminated over an overtime restriction. The restriction, imposed on grievor Jason Milne by his doctor, said Milne could not perform overtime duties because of stress-related concerns. The issue arose in October 2013 when Rio Tinto announced it would be reducing the amount of time off accrued by employeesin response to operational requirements. The amount of overtime worked was drastically reduced and the employer then sought out the labour relations board to end the overtime ban by employees. In the meantime, volunteer employees worked overtime. 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.