Statement from Pivot Airlines: Heroic Pivot Airlines crew arrived safely in Toronto

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Statement from Pivot Airlines: Heroic Pivot Airlines crew arrived safely in Toronto

DECISIONS

Grievance arbitration, policy cancellation – WestJet Encore Ltd. v. Air Line Pilots Association, International, 2022 CanLII 113272 (CA LA)

Dispute between the parties as to whether the employer could unilaterally cancel the Available Crew Member (“ACM”) Policy – employer acted reasonably and within its management rights in advising the union of its intention to cancel the ACM policy – employer should not be estopped from cancelling the ACM policy until after the expiry of the current collective agreement – grievance dismissed

Summary judgment, wrongful dismissal – Williams v. Air Canada, 2022 ONSC 6616

Plaintiff terminated without cause as a result of COVID-19 pandemic – plaintiff entitled to damages in lieu of reasonable notice – because pandemic was reason for the termination and because of its impact on the airline industry, plaintiff entitled to reasonable notice at the higher end of the range – appropriate notice period is 24 months – plaintiff did not fail to reasonably mitigate her damages – plaintiff also entitled to damages in respect of any incentive and profit sharing plan payments, and damages representing pension contributions

CIRB DECISIONS

Bargaining unit order – Perimeter Aviation LP and Bearskin Lake Air Service LP (operating as Bearskin Airlines)Order No. 11779-U

Amendment to order no. 11378-U directing that the two existing collective agreements remain in force until the requirements of section 89(1)(a) through (d) of the Canada Labour Code regarding strikes and lockouts are met

CTA DECISIONS

License no. 180006 – license reinstated effective November 29, 2022

License no. 190064

License no. 990094

Licenses no. 970088 and 977344

Application for a license to operate a scheduled international service, large aircraft, in accordance with the Air Transport Agreement between Canada and Japan – license issued subject to conditions

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