Arbitrator can’t hear manager’s wrongful dismissal claim under Canada Labour Code

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Todd v. Consolidated Fastfrate Inc., (2004), 2004 CarswellNat 3252, 34 C.C.E.L. (3d) 310 (Can. Adjud. app. under Can. Lab. Code)

. Danny Todd was the operations manager for Consolidated Fastfrate Inc., a warehousing and trucking operation in Calgary.

In early 2003 the Calgary branch manager was advised that Todd had approved up to $30,000 in overtime pay to a union mechanic who never punched in and out of the shop. There had not been any adequate efforts to ensure the mechanic had actually worked the hours.