B.C. union steward fired after harassment allegation

Despite 'poisoned' workplace, worker wasn't harassed
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 02/13/2017

A forklift driver at a British Columbia warehouse was terminated after another worker accused him of bullying, threatening and effectively promising him no further help as his union representative.

Jack Vanderbasch was fired from his job at Western Forest Products after a June 23, 2016, incident on the shop floor of a timber mill.

Shane Norbury was working on a grader to begin his shift, but another worker, Paddy Naylor, ran up to him shortly after he began operating the machine and told him to stop because they were on a wood changeover.