July 25, 2020 – PAL Aerospace pilots certified by ALPA

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ALPA represents 60-Plus PAL Aerospace pilots

 

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DECISIONS

  • Grievance – Jurisdiction – Tremblay v. Ontario (Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry), [2020] O.P.S.G.B.A. No. 11
    Employer preliminary objection – argued grievance regarding  discontinuation of salary allowance for managers in Aviation Services about job classification, and therefore outside Board’s jurisdiction – dispute over one aspect of compensation not a classification complaint – dismissed
  • Workers’ Compensation – Continuation of Claim – A2000068 (Re), 2020 CanLII 47557
    Aviation painter exposed to chromium and successful in claim for occupational disease – later developed Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety found to be compensable consequence of previously accepted occupational disease – employee appealed finding as well as wage rate established upon reopening of claim – argued for new claim and wage rate based on rate at time of alleged second injury – ongoing fear of chromium exposure cause of adjustment disorder, not new injury – wage rate established based upon policy – appeal denied
  • Workers’ Compensation – Alternate Work – A2000206 (Re), 2020 CanLII 47696
    Injury of customer service agent for airline – appeal by employer of review officer’s decision to vary original conclusion that refusal of modified duties was unreasonable – offer for modified duties before knowing full extent of workers’ injury – insufficient information to determine physical demands of modified duties – modified duties found not to be safe for worker – appeal denied
  • Workers’ Compensation – Loss of Earnings – A1902351 (Re), 2020 CanLII 48137
    Aeronautics parts finisher with permanent chronic low back pain following workplace injury – worker claimed loss of earnings assessment as well as training and job search benefits – worker unable to work full-time hours in alternate position – alternate position identified by rehabilitation consultant not suitable – worker entitled to loss of earnings disability award assessment

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Suspension – Helicopters, Inc. c.o.b. Corporate Air CharterOrder No. 2020-A-125
    Licence No. 020095 – reinstated effective July 22, 2020

 

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