July 25, 2017 – Jazz awarded for workers’ well-being

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Jazz Aviation recognized for fostering psychologically healthy workplace

 

DECISIONS

  • Grievance – Pilot Bases – Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. v AOA-Canada, 2017 CanLII 10836
    Grievance over policy requiring employees to comply with immigration requirements and prove eligibility to live/work in applicable country –  Requirement was valid unilateral rule applicable to “Home Bases” chosen by the pilots due to valid operational concerns – Grievance dismissed
  • Passenger Claim – Damages – Berthold c. Sunwing Airlines Inc., 2017 QCCQ 7842
    Passengers claimed $3083.06 due to delayed flight and unscheduled refueling stop causing missed cruise departure – US Air Traffic Control modified flight plan due to weather issues, situation was beyond airlines’ control – Dismissed
  • Passenger Claim – Refund – Côté c. Vacances Sunwing, 2017 QCCQ 7704
    Passenger claim for refund of cost of ticket to return early from vacation due to “urgent family reasons” ($465) – Passenger and airline failed to communicate as to reason for shortened vacation – Awarded $200
  • Reconsideration – Bilateral Hand Condition – Decision No. 1287/13R, 2017 ONWSIAT 1139
    Request for reconsideration of denial of LOE benefits – Claimed bilateral hand condition caused by workplace and cold environment – No new evidence produced, Tribunal threshold for reconsideration not met – Reconsideration denied

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Bargaining Unit – Amendment – 4468198 Canada Inc. (Autocars Skyport Inc.), Order No.: 11164-U
    Addition of shuttle drivers between the parking lot of Aéroports de Montréal and the terminal of the Montréal-Trudeau Airport – CUPE

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – Executive Flight Services, Inc.Order No. 2017-A-113
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Sky One Holdings, LLC c.o.b. as PrivairaDetermination No. A-2017-105
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Blue Mountain Investments Ltd.Determination No. A-2017-104
    Continue the suspension of Licence No. 110069

 

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