June 27, 2020 – Airlines defend travel vouchers decision to House of Commons health committee

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DECISIONS

  • Appeal – Healthcare benefits – Loss of Earnings – Decision No. 411/20, 2020 ONWSIAT 951
    Station Attendant for airline sustained lower back injury at work – entitled to acupuncture treatments – not entitled to reimbursement of TENS unit purchased after declared pain free – partial entitlement to Loss of Earnings based on refusal to accept suitable work – appeal allowed in part
  • Appeal – Employer classification – Decision No. 310/20, 2020 ONWSIAT 961
    Employer reclassified by Board from scientific and technical services to non-scheduled specialty air transport – essential activity related to collection, processing, analyzing and interpretation of geophysical data – aviation only a tool for collection of data – pilots were independent contractors, not employees – appeal allowed
  • Appeal – Noise Induced Hearing Loss – Decision No. 401/20, 2020 ONWSIAT 962
    Worker in airline industry made a claim for work-related Noise-Induced Hearing Loss – two audiograms performed a year apart with different methodology, reporting and results – determination on reliability of audiograms – appeal denied

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Application – Air Canada, also c.o.b. as Air Canada Rouge and as Air Canada CargoOrder No. 2020-A-105
    Pursuant to subsection 80(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, SC 1996, c 10, for a permanent exemption from the advance notice requirements of section 64 of the CTA
  • Application – Copenhagen AirTaxi A/SDetermination No. A-2020-119
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, SC 1996, c 10
  • Suspension – Sunrise Helicopters Inc.Order No. 2020-A-104
    Licence Nos. 090067 and 100090
  • Suspension – Eldorado Air, LLCOrder No. 2020-A-103
    Licence No. 100001 – reinstated effective June 23, 2020
  • Suspension – Clifford S. Kamm c.o.b. as SeaWind Aviation Order No. 2020-A-102
    Licence No. 040048

 

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