Employee dismissed after injury-related absenceWorker did not provide excuse in timely manner01/11/2016|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/11/2016 Jason Kacsur was fired on June 26, 2015, after being absent from work for four days. Kacsur’s employer — the Windsor, Ont-based Kautex Textron — dismissed him because he was absent without a reasonable excuse. Unifor Local 195 filed a grievance on Kacsur’s behalf, arguing he did have a reasonable excuse and should be reinstated and given full compensation from the date of his dismissal. In May 2015, Kacsur cut his finger on broken glass while washing dishes at home. The injury required stitches but Kacsur continued to attend work. 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.