This presentation discusses whether off duty conduct can impact the employment relationship. Generally, an employer has no authority over what employees do outside of the workplace. However, there comes a point where off duty conduct may constitute cause for dismissal and this involves balancing competing interests.
Presented at the Davis LLP 2011 Canadian Employment & Labour Conference in Vancouver, October 2011.
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