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Telecoms argue extending workplace safety to third-party locations ‘absurd’

telecom | 12/10/2018 3:14 pm EST

OTTAWA -- Two of Canada’s largest telecoms and CBC/Radio-Canada told the Supreme Court on Monday that it’s “absurd” and “illogical” for a court to force them to ensure the safety of an environment their employees work in but the companies have no control over. The case stems from a complaint a Canada Post employee made in 2012 about the need for postal...