Hospital discriminates against nurse (Legal View)

Angry doctors swayed hospital’s decision about worker with addiction: Arbitrator
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/15/2015

An Ontario hospital discriminated against a nurse who had a drug addiction when it fired her for forging prescriptions for herself, an arbitrator has ruled.


Jennifer Mee was a registered nurse in the specialized mental health unit at the Windsor Regional Hospital in Windsor, Ont. Mee was initially hired in 2006 and the mental health unit was the third hospital department she’d worked in.