Dismissal of colourblind security officer not discriminatory: Arbitrator (Legal View)

Worker’s refusal to participate in accommodation process left employer with no choice
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2015

An arbitrator has upheld the dismissal of an Ontario employee who denied that he needed accommodation and refused to participate in an accommodation process.


Felice Ciccone was a screening officer at the Thunder Bay, Ont., airport for 10 years. His duties included screening passengers and their baggage before they boarded aircraft.