Long-service worker fired for hygiene offenceThe grievor was terminating for urinating in a drain. He worked in a bakery, but the location was not in a food-preparation area. The arbitrator dismissed the grievor's medical justification and upheld the termination, despite the grievor's long service.By Mark Rogers10/22/2012|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 10/22/2012 A bakery worker in a retail food store was fired after he was discovered urinating into the floor drain in a janitorial storage room. J.D. (John Doe) was hired as a bakery worker in 1988. He had about 23 years of service with the employer when he was fired on Sept. 20, 2011. His record included a handful of verbal warnings over the course of his career but no disciplinary sanctions.One day in July 2011, a worker on an errand went into the store’s janitorial room. She discovered J.D. urinating into the floor drain. J.D. told her “the boys couldn’t wait.” 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.