May 2, 2017 – Westjet low cost airline could spur union drive

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WestJet’s plan to launch no-frills airline could stoke union drives

 

DECISIONS

  • Grievance – Termination – Swissport Canada Fuel Services Inc. et Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale, district des transports 140 (Antonio Barile), 2017 QCTA 212
    Gas pumper terminated for physical altercation with co-worker – Co-worker was consciously aggravating him – Termination reduced to 2.5 month suspension – Allowed
  • Reasons – Public interest privilege – The Commissioner of Competition v Vancouver Airport Authority, 2017 CACT 6
    Interest privilege in the context – Class-based public interest privilege – Class privilege – Procedural fairness – Documents
  • Constructive Dismissal – Cicale and Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., Re, 2017 CarswellNat 1428
    US employee working 50% in Montreal – CLC jurisdiction found regarding employment location – Dismissed, employee found to be manager and not under jurisdiction of CLC
  • Appeal – Mental stress and strep throat – Decision No. 3084/16, 2017 ONWSIAT 303
    Customer service agent spit on by passenger – Claimed PTSD – Denied – Worker failed to prove incident occurred, let alone caused mental stress

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Bargaining unit reorganization – Air Georgian Limited2017 CIRB 847 – January 26, 2017
    Application to create three separate bargaining units from one joint unit – Allowed – Ballot count ordered to determine union representation of new units

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – SC Aviation, Inc.Order No. 2017-A-58
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Bradley Air Services Limited also c.o.b. as, among others, First Air, on behalf of itself and Lynden Air Cargo, LLC c.o.b. as Lynden Air Cargo and as Loken AviationDetermination No. A-2017-30
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Aero Jet Services, L.L.C. c.o.b. as Aero Jet ServicesOrder No. 2017-A-57
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – ELT Aviation Ltd.Determination No. A-2017-34
    Pursuant to subsection 73(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Application – ELT Aviation Ltd.Determination No. A-2017-33
    Pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Application – CFFI Ventures Inc.Determination No. A-2017-32
    Pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Application – Air Canada also c.o.b. as Air Canada rouge and as Air Canada Cargo, on behalf of itself and Cargojet Airways Ltd. also c.o.b. as Cargojet Regional Determination No. A-2017-36
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Delco Aviation LtéeDetermination No. A-2017-35
    For suspension of Licence No. 972081
  • Suspension – SharpTail Aviation Ltd.Order No. 2017-A-56
    Licence Nos. 120112 and 120113
  • Suspension – Dreamline Aviation, LLCOrder No. 2017-A-59
    Licence No. 100093 – Licence reinstated effective April 24, 2017
  • Suspension – Opnet Contracting Corp. – Order No. 2017-A-60
    Licence No. 140075

 

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