Employee Escapes Firing for Workplace Bullying because of Her Long Service

A catering attendant was fired for bullying her co-workers and not showing up for her disciplinary hearing. While acknowledging the seriousness of the violations, the arbitrator reinstated the attendant with no loss of seniority given her 21 years of service. It also ordered the employer to provide in-person workplace bullying and harassment training to all catering attendants [Teamsters Local Union 847 v Maple Leaf Sports And Entertainment, 2018 CanLII 79728 (ON LA), Aug. 27, 2018].