Saskatchewan employee fired for alleged theft

'Employer failed to give grievor right to be heard': Arbitration board
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/13/2016

The Prince Albert Co-Operative Association in Saskatchewan fired Greg Snaith after he allegedly stole two windows. The employer also reported the theft to police before addressing the issue with Snaith, which resulted in a criminal charge. 

Snaith’s union, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Local 496, requested he be reinstated and made whole. 

Snaith worked as a yard foreman for the employer’s Saskatchewan-based Agro Centre. He began working for the employer in 2005 and had a clean disciplinary record until his 2013 termination.