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Paul Willetts Interviewed by Global National about Unionization and the "Gig Economy"

Paul Willetts Interviewed by Global National about Unionization and the "Gig Economy"

Last week, Vey Willetts lawyer, Paul Willetts, was interviewed by Global National News as part of a report looking at the Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ vote to certify couriers working for Foodora (an app-based food delivery company) in Toronto and Mississauga.

Arbitrator reinstates locomotive engineer fired for drinking whiskey on the job

Arbitrator reinstates locomotive engineer fired for drinking whiskey on the job

Generally speaking, employers have the right to dismiss employees that fail to report to work sober, and perform their duties in a safe manner, particularly where these requirements have been clearly communicated through written policy.