Bad behaviour, zero tolerance

Employers less gun shy about terminations for off-duty conduct
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/29/2015

The tsunami that is social media could mean employers are being faster, more decisive — and harsh — when it comes to employees’ off-duty behaviour, as seen with a recent incident in Toronto.


Several soccer fans were captured on camera at a Toronto Football Club (TFC) game in May making derogatory comments towards a female news reporter. The men were continuing a viral trend that’s spread in several countries of people yelling offensive statements during live broadcasts.