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Arbitrator Strikes Down Annual Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy and Awards “Significant Damages” for Breaches of Workers’ Privacy Rights

Seaspan ULC v. Canadian Merchant Service Guild (Chambers and Group Grievances), [2017] C.L.A.D. No. 22 (McEwan). The Canadian Merchant Service Guild (the “Union”) challenged Seaspan’s (the “Employer”) right to require annual drug and alcohol testing for officers under threat of penalty. The Employer felt it was entitled to introduce the testing because it agreed to do so as a term of its contra...
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Grievor’s Comments not ‘Harassment’ – Reinstatement Awarded

Western Forest Products Inc., Duke Point Division v. United Steelworkers of America, Local 1 - 1937 (Vanderbasch Grievance), [2016] B.C.C.A.A.A. No. 142 (Coleman). This case involved the termination of a shop steward for harassment and bullying in contravention of an anti-bullying and harassment policy. The employer alleged the grievor, a forklift driver, harassed and bullied another employee b...
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