Termination warranted for ‘intolerable conduct’The grievor had a history of aggressive behaviour toward supervisors. When a supervisor came to find out how he was dealing with a production problem, he broke a lock to enter a restricted area and clear the jam. The arbitrator found a pattern of unacceptable interaction with superiors.By Mark Rogers11/14/2011|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 11/14/2011 A plant operator with a significant record of discipline was fired for smashing a lock with a stick to gain access to a restricted area. The employer said the act was a culminating incident that called for termination.Hired in 2004, G.S. was an Inlet Operator in the heat treatment area of a plant that produced high quality, seamless pipe used in the energy industry.The plant housed many complex and potentially hazardous machines and operations. 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.