Disciplining workers for similar misconduct (Toughest HR Question)

If two employees get into a fight, can an employer dismiss just one of them?
By Colin Gibson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/30/2016


If two employees get into a fight violating a workplace violence policy but there’s no clear instigator, does the employer have to mete out similar discipline to each offender? Can one be dismissed and not the other?