Termination a mutual agreement – not reprisal for harassment complaintsOntario worker had altercations with leaders, claimed harassment – then took payoutBy Jeffrey Smith10/02/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2017Neil Smith worked at FIO Automotive in Stratford, Ont. Credit: Google Street View A worker’s brief tenure with an Ontario company came to an end due to a mutual agreement to terminate the employment relationship, and wasn’t a reprisal for the worker’s harassment complaints, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled.Neil Smith began employment at FIO Automotive, a manufacturer of welded automotive parts for Toyota plants in Stratford, Ont., on Jan. 16, 2017. His employment was under a one-year, fixed-term employment contract expiring on Jan. 16, 2018. As part of the contract, Smith agreed to provide assistance to support production activities whenever needed, and abide by a daily excess-hours agreement. The agreement allowed FIO to assign Smith overtime beyond his normal 40 hours per week. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.