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Recent Decisions


Recent decisions

A property development company operating in the Ottawa area was found by the OLRB to be a construction employer within the meaning of the Act, which allowed the Carpenters to gain bargaining rights.

Sep 3, 2015

The Ontario Labour Relations Board found that CUPE Local 79 - and not Local 416 - was the appropriate bargaining agent to represent the newly created classification at TCHC.

Sep 3, 2015

The CIRB has found CP Rail to have committed an unfair labour practice by limiting leaves of absences for Union officers.

Sep 3, 2015

Return to Work After Illness or Injury

Jan 23, 2015

Adverse Inferences to Establish Employer Initiation of Termination Applications.

Nov 21, 2014

Arbitrator Schmidt allowed IBEW Local 11's grievance and found that CP's attempt to impose a co-production arrangement (share work in the wiring shop between management and bargaining unit employees) breached the Collective Agreement.

Nov 21, 2014

Arbitrator William Kaplan has issued an Interest Arbitration Award granting the Union's proposal for a defined contribution rate for new hires which tops out at 10.5%.

Oct 29, 2014

Company failed to accommodate a pregnant employee when it did not attempt to bundle tasks or look beyond the bargaining unit for work she could perform.

Oct 24, 2014

Company wrongly refused to pay severance to an employee who was unable to return to work due to severe post-traumatic stress disorder.

Oct 24, 2014

Ken was successful in achieving a declaration that CP Rail had no cause for requiring an employee to submit to a post accident/incident substance screening test.

Sep 30, 2014

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