Online posts disparaging customer not enough for dismissal in B.C. (Legal View)

Worker had good record, was remorseful
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/30/2015

A British Columbia worker’s angry online posts about his employer’s biggest customer were not sufficient cause for dismissal, an arbitrator has ruled.


Maxam Bulk Services is a manufacturer and distributor of explosives to clients in the mining industry. Based in Salt Lake City in the United States, the company’s Canadian branch is based in British Columbia.