October 31, 2018 – Non-resident worker in international airspace may have claim for psychological injury

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Air Canada v British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal)2018 BCCA 387

Judicial review – Trial court allowed judicial review – Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) refused flight attendant living in Manitoba workers’ compensation – flight attendant suffered psychological distress after incident on transpacific flight – claimed workers’ compensation –whether non-domiciled worker can claim for injury in international airspace – WCAT did not allow compensation – trial judge allowed – Court of Appeal agreed with trial judge – WCAT decision flawed – remitted to WCAT to consider again

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Revocation of certification – Cargojet Airways Ltd. – Order No. 11327-U
    Application by bargaining unit member for revocation – order granted unopposed by union, Unifor – supported by majority of bargaining unit members – cancelled unit description: all cargo agents, load planners and the supervisor, operations employed by Cargojet Airways Ltd. at the Halifax International Airport, Goffs, Nova Scotia, excluding sales staff, aircraft maintenance engineers, managers and those above the rank of manager

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Application – Transportes Aéreos, S.A. c-o-b as Hi Fly, on behalf of itself and Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT SA – Determination No. A-2018-224
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended (CTA), and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Executive Fliteways, Inc. – Order No. 2018-A-184
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Chantilly Air Inc. – Order No. 2018-A-183
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – London Air Services Limited – Order No. 2018-A-182
    Exemptions from paragraphs 33.1(b) and 73(2)(c) and sections 33.2 and 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Suspension – Wind River Air Ltd. – Determination No. A-2018-223
    Licence No. 080072
  • Suspension – J.R. Helicopters, L.L.C. – Order No. 2018-A-181
    Licence No. 150044

 

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