VIDEO: Workers fired after attending a party at home under construction in Milton, Ont
TORONTO – A major housing company in the Greater Toronto Area says it will review site security procedures after a party held in one of its homes under construction last weekend.
Mattamy Homes said the incident took place Friday at a house under construction in Milton.
“Mattamy Homes has been made aware of an extremely inappropriate and completely unacceptable incident that occurred on Friday, April 9 in a house under construction in one of our work sites, involving an employee and subcontractors from one of our trading partners, Nelmar Drywall. The company said in a statement to CP24.
“We hold our trading partners to a high standard and insist that they behave professionally and ethically. Those standards were not met in this case and the individuals in question behaved extremely inappropriately and recklessly. «
The company said it had no prior knowledge of the event and none of its employees were present.
“Nevertheless, we regret that this incident occurred at one of our locations. We will strengthen with all our trading partners our zero tolerance policies and clear expectations regarding the workplace code of conduct and our strict COVID-19 protocols, ”the statement said.
« We are also internally reviewing our site’s security procedures and will make any necessary adjustments. »
Nelmar Drywall said it was also unaware of the incident until videos and images of the event began circulating online. In a statement, a lawyer representing the company said they were working quickly to identify those involved.
« Nelmar has terminated the employment of all persons involved in the incident depicted in the (videos / images), » the statement read.
While this incident is known to have occurred in a Mattamy Home project, it must be known that neither Mattamy Homes nor any of its employees had any involvement or knowledge of the behavior depicted in the (videos / images); and therefore Mattamy Homes is not responsible for the incident. «