B.C. sawmill worker terminated for ongoing defianceTroubles began after previous human rights decision07/03/2017|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 07/04/2017 After management changes in a B.C. sawmill, a labourer behaved in an insubordinate manner towards his superiors.Mander Sohal began working at the Interfor sawmill in Surrey-Delta, B.C., in 1998 in a variety of different positions. He filed a human rights complaint in 2008 against the company’s personal protective equipment policy, which mandated all workers must wear a hard hat.As a Sikh, Sohal wore a turban that made it difficult to properly fit the hardhat over it. As part of the settlement, the company created a receiver utility position so Sohal could continue working without a helmet. 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.