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Federal Court of Appeal ruling on labour discrimination called 'intriguing in a variety of areas'

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 @ 3:22 PM | By Ian Burns

The Federal Court of Appeal has reversed a decision by a labour relations board that eight employees of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) were discriminated against in calculating absences from work, a decision that a Western University law professor says attempts to strike a balance between employer and employee rights.

Michael Lynk, Western UniversityThe decision in Canada (Attorney General) v. Bodnar, 2017 FCA 171 stems from the federal government's appeal of the ruling by the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (PSLREB). In that...