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Managerial employee ruled ineligible for overtime payments under Canada Labour Code

Jurisdiction: - Canada/Federal
Sector: - Transportation

Shoreline Bus Lines Ltd. and Klingler (Re) (March 10, 2008 Canada, M.V.Watters)

Appeal Court finds outsourcing did not trigger severance provisions in Ontario's Employment Standards Act

Jurisdiction: - Ontario

In Abbott v. Bombardier Inc., 2007 ONCA 233, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that an outsourcing situation did not trigger the severance pay provisions in the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000.

In doing so, the court upheld the decision of the motion judge (2005 CanLII 63771 (ON S.C.)). The motion judge had determined that:  read more »

"Dismissal and the Calculation of Notice of Termination: Beware of Company Policies!"

Jurisdiction: - Quebec
Sector: - Transportation

Quebec lawyer Dominique Launay has written an article on, "Dismissal and the Calculation of Notice of Termination: Beware of Company Policies!" (Winter 2006-07).

It addresses the Quebec Court of Appeal's decision in Aksich v. Canadian Pacific Railway, 2006 QCCA 931, which concerned the intersection of the employer's termination policy and article 2091 of the Civil Code of Québec

Arbitrator upholds dismissal of 19 year employee who made reference to "going postal" and obtaining shotgun

Jurisdiction: - Ontario
Sector: - Transportation

Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission [2005] O.L.A.A. No. 743 (Springate) (December 28, 2005)