Termination excessive for insubordination

The grievor was terminated for insubordination and leaving work early. The arbitrator found he had left at his regular quitting time. The insubordination related to refusing work normally assigned to junior employees. The arbitrator found there was no right to refuse this work and allowed disciple short of termination for insubordination.

A worker was fired after two incidents caused the employer to doubt his employability.

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