Firing an employee for dishonesty? Put things in context first

Theory that any dishonest conduct is grounds for dismissal no longer holds
By Peter Israel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/05/2002

Firing an employee for dishonesty is a relatively simple matter, right? Don’t be so sure — according to the Supreme Court of Canada, it depends on the circumstances.

In a recent case,

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