B.C. court certifies former flight attendant’s class action against WestJet

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B.C. court certifies former flight attendant’s class action against WestJet

 

DECISIONS

  • Appeal – class action certification – Lewis v. WestJet Airlines Ltd., 2022 BCCA 145
    Appellant claims WestJet breached employment contracts by failing to design, implement and maintain workplace program to combat harassment – application for certification as class action dismissed by certification judge – appeal allowed in part – claims certified as class proceeding – certification judge did not err in refusing to certify proposed common issue related to aggregate damages

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Bargaining Unit Order – Strategic Aviation Services, Ltd.Order No. 11714-U
    Unifor – “all employees of Strategic Aviation Services, Ltd., working in the following classifications: ground service agent(s) (GSA), lead ground service agent(s), cabin cleaning agent(s) (groomers) as well as lead cabin cleaning agent(s) who work at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport located at 747 Bell Boulevard, Goffs, Nova Scotia, excluding supervisors and persons above the rank of supervisor.”
  • Bargaining Unit Order – Perimeter Aviation LP Order No. 11712-U
    United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Local 175 – “all employees of Perimeter Aviation LP (doing business as Bearskin Airlines) in the City of North Bay, Ontario, excluding supervisors and persons above the rank of supervisor.”

 

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