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Recent decisions

OLRB overturned an improper work assignment of asbestos abatement, removal and disposal of materials, which had been assigned to LIUNA. The Board confirmed that the work ought to have been assigned to the Painters.

Jun 28, 2017

Arbitrator finds RPN's conduct in handling a 911 event did not warrant discharge. The Grievor was reinstated.

Jun 28, 2017

Arbitrator awarded a "per visit" premium to be paid to PSWs who provide home care for each client visit, even where the PSW visits more than one client at a residential address.

Jun 27, 2017

OLRB upholds assignment of installation of linear synchronous motors in a propulsion rail system to a composite crew of Millwrights and Iron Workers over objection of IBEW.

Jun 27, 2017

This decision sets great precedent for trade unions looking to protect their bargaining rights from erosion by using the S.1(4) provision of the Act to seek related employer declaration against sub-contractors who are assigned bargaining unit work.

Jun 16, 2017

Arbitrator finds that mandatory leave program unilaterally imposed by employer is violation of the collective agreement and orders employee compensated.

Jan 16, 2017

Arbitrator reinstates discharged employee and provides comment with respect to the scope of the duty to accommodate an employee with a drug or alcohol addiction.

Sep 16, 2016

Arbitrator finds that if a supervisor improperly shares a worker's disability and private medical information, it can result in damages awarded to the employee against the employer. It sets a helpful precedent for all jurisdictions.

Jul 22, 2016

Arbitrator concludes that company failed to prove employee "knowingly and purposefully" threatened a co-worker by stating that he would choke him with his jacket. Discharge reduced to a five-day suspension.

Apr 28, 2016

Ken and Aleisha were successful in achieving the probationary employee's reinstatement. The Arbitrator found that the grounds cited for dismissal were factually inaccurate and unfounded, and appeared to camouflage the company's discriminatory reasons.

Mar 18, 2016

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