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AGAR: Time to fire teachers who play hooky?

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15.07.2019

Why are we not firing teachers in Ontario?

Last week, we learned 150 health care workers were fired for ripping off the benefits program at Baycrest Health Sciences.

Labour Lawyer Sunira Chaudhri, of Levitt, LLP, said on my radio show that the union cannot and likely won’t try to protect those workers. They should be fired for cause.

In 2017, Sun Life “delisted” 1,500 providers across Canada after proving they had been involved in false claims.

In 2018, the TTC fired 250 employees who were all involved in a scam related to orthotics. The service provider — who facilitated the scam — went to jail.

Does anyone feel sorry for those people who lost their jobs, lost their access to benefits or went to jail?

I doubt it.

But that brings me to the latest set of........

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