August 31, 2019 – Canada’s Labour Code changes affecting aviation

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How Canada’s updated Labour Code affects aviation

 

CANADA LABOUR CODE CHANGES

  • New federal labour standards are coming into effect on September 1
    Federally regulated employers should familiarize themselves with the new standards and their new obligations, and rights, under those standards. Employers should also review their policies and practices in order to be ready to respond to new requests from employees.

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DECISIONS

  • Class action – Primo Bedding Company Inc v Air Canada – 2019 QCCS 1671 (French)
    Class action certification – passengers on Air Canada flights between YUL-FRA and CDG-YUL introduced class action to dispute fuel surcharge – alleged that Air Canada violated own contractual definition of fuel surcharge – definition limited Air Canada to charging a partial cost of fluctuation in fuel price – Air Canada allegedly charged in excess – class action permitted to proceed

 

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