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HR Reporter: Pilots’ work duties centre of union grievance against Ontario regional airline

March 7, 2024 — 

“It seems to me that the employer was strategic in not addressing this as a bargaining issue, because for them, it wasn’t a bargaining priority. The work had already been assigned to the pilots and of course, they don’t want to change that,” said Adam King, assistant professor of labour studies at the University of Manitoba.

“If that was something that the union members wanted to address, it would have been something that the union itself would raise for negotiation.”

Although the employer handily won in this case, it might cause problems down the road, he said.

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