Hamilton workers caught in the actInvestigations of misconduct need to be done properly, say expertsBy Sarah Dobson02/25/2013|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/22/2013 They were supposed to be doing roadwork, using asphalt to fill in the many potholes.But a monitoring system raised a red flag, and an investigation involving GPS tracking and surveillance showed a group of City of Hamilton workers was allegedly engaged in less strenuous activities such as coffee shop visits, downtime at home and personal errands. As a result, 29 workers were fired and two were suspended for 30 days.“We had a couple of examples of when they were busting a half-an-hour per day, which is blatantly unacceptable. We’ve got to get value for the taxpayers’ dollar and we’re providing value, so they lost their jobs over it,” said Coun. Lloyd Ferguson, chair of the city’s public works committee, in a CBC article. 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.