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NEWS: Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Air Ambulance Certification

At a hearing yesterday, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed an employer’s application for judicial review of a Canada Industrial Relations Board decision certifying a bargaining unit that included pilots and in-flight paramedics. The employer argued that while its pilots were federally regulated employees of an airline, its in-flight paramedics worked on air ambulances and should be […]

NEWS: IN-FLIGHT PARAMEDICS ARE FEDERALLY REGULATED, CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD RULES

The Canada Industrial Relations Board has certified a bargaining unit including in-flight paramedics its first decision to consider whether air ambulance services fall under federal or provincial jurisdiction. Represented by MMW Law’s Sarah Molyneaux, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 175 argued that their new members’ employer was federally regulated because it was, in essence, […]