Air Canada pilots not liable to union mates in seniority snub

Breached constitution and walked out of union
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Union-man Joe Hill breaks the union’s constitution. Is he liable to every other member of his union?

That important question was recently before Ontario’s top court, in a very dramatic fashion involving Air Canada pilots.

In 1991, Air Canada pilots became part of the 4,000-pilot bargaining unit of the Canadian Airline Pilots Association (CALPA).