Disabled worker fired for insubordination, failure to co-operate

Troublesome worker was on total disability leave, but refused to co-operate in employer’s attempts to confirm legitimacy of claim

An Ontario transit worker who had a disability made it too difficult for her employer to continue to employ her because of insubordinate conduct, a failure to participate in the accommodation process, and not co-operating in the employer’s attempts to determine the legitimacy of her total disability claim, an arbitrator has ruled.

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