Lougheed Imports Ltd. (West Coast Mazda) v. United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Local 1518, 2010 CanLII 62482 (BC L.R.B.)

  • September 19, 2016

Date: 2010-10-22  Docket: B190/2010 ; 61304.  A. Matacheskie. | Link

Application regarding the termination of two employees for insubordination based on Facebook postings that the employer asserts were offensive, insulting and disrespectful comments about supervisors or managers. At para 108, the Board addresses the employer's uncertainty about what to do in a situation it had not faced before (i.e. use of social media to make derogatory comments about the employer.) Union's application was dismissed.