Truck driver didn’t get the message

Employee downplayed misconduct that breached company policy, the law
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/02/2015

An Alberta employer had just cause to dismiss an employee who was caught using his cellphone while driving, an arbitrator has ruled.


The employee was a truck driver for BFI Canada, a waste management company in Edmonton. He was hired by BFI’s predecessor in 2001 as a labourer and became a truck driver in 2006.