May 29, 2018 – ALPA & Westjet Agree to Settlement Process

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Settlement Process Reached Between WestJet Pilots and WestJet



  • Grievance – Meal Allowance – Canadian Union of Public Employees, Air Canada Component v Air Canada Rouge, 2018 CanLII 44930
    Grievance regarding failure to pay meal allowance during mandatory training periods – Review of collective agreement language clearly connected meal allowance to duty on flights, not non-flight duty – Dismissed
  • Preliminary Objection – Unjust Dismissal – Hogan and Air Spray (1967) Ltd., Re, 2018 CarswellNat 2154
    Pilot complaint for unjust dismissal – Employer contended pilot was laid off and that lay-off was due to 25% reduction in provincial funding – Employer challenged jurisdiction based on s. 242(3.1)(a) which prevents complaint from being considered by an adjudicator where an employee has been laid off because of lack of work or because of the discontinuance of a function – Adjudicator noted two-part test to apply s. 242 – Employer had proven economic circumstances necessitated reduction in workforce but failed to provide evidence showing how lay-off employees were chosen – s. 242 not shown to apply to complaint based on two-part test – Adjudicator has jurisdiction to hear Complaint



  • Certificate Amendment – Securitas Transport Aviation Security Limited, Order No.: 11270-U
    United Steelworkers amended to United Steelworkers, Local 9554 – all pre-board screening officers and point leaders working for Securitas Transport Aviation Security Limited at the Montréal‑Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport



  • Application – Silvertip Aviation Ltd. Determination No. A-2018-112
    Suspension of License Nos. 962406 and 967158
  • Application – Whitetooth Helicopters Ltd. – Determination No. A-2018-115
    Pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Air Tahiti Nui on behalf of itself and American Airlines, Inc. Determination No. A-2018-114
    Pursuant to subsection 78(2) and section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Mountain Aviation, Inc. Order No. 2018-A-89
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Executive Airlines SLOrder No. 2018-A-90
    Exemptions from paragraph 33.1(b), subparagraph 73(2)(c)(i) and section 33.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Suspension – Jordan Aviation Order No. 2018-A-88
    Suspension of License No. 110066