January 30, 2018 – Alcohol Testing Policy Upheld

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Gate Gourmet Canada v Unifor Québec, section locale 698, 2018 CanLII 1647

  • Grievance – Termination
    Worker refused test for alcohol after Employer suspected drinking during working hours – Zero tolerance policy enforced – Employee refused test and left grounds against Employer’s request – Termination upheld – Employer’s actions were reasonable

 

DECISIONS

  • Appeal – Passenger Rights – Delta Air Lines Inc. v. Lukács, 2018 SCC 2
    Complainant alleging air carrier’s practices regarding transportation of obese persons are discriminatory – Agency dismissed complaint on basis that complainant lacked standing – Whether Agency reasonably exercised its discretion to dismiss complaint – Appeal allowed in part, remitted back to CTA for reconsideration in whole
  • Appeal – Workplace Injury – Singh et Bombardier (services juridiques), 2018 QCTAT 231
    Appeal of denial of benefits for workplace injury – Carpal tunnel syndrome not found to be workplace injury – Time limits for hearing loss claim expired – No reasonable grounds for delay – Dismissed in full

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Application – Revocation of Certification – Swissport Canada Handling Inc. – Order No.: 11222-U
    Teamsters decertified as bargaining agent – all groomers, ramp/ground handlers, mechanics, communications co-ordinators and storekeepers working for Swissport Canada Handling inc. at the international airports in Montréal (Dorval and Mirabel), excluding office staff, managers, supervisors and those above the rank of supervisor;

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – Global Jet Luxembourg S.A. c.o.b. as Global Jet LuxembourgOrder No. 2018-A-17
    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
  • Application – Northcoast Helicopter Inc.Determination No. A-2018-9
    Pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Galaxy Airways Inc. – Order No. 2018-A-18
    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
  • Application – Phenix Aviation Management Services Inc.Determination No. A-2018-10
    For suspension of Licence Nos. 060079 and 060080

 

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