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Description: Air Canada claims a higher than normal number of pilots have booked off sick in the wake of back-to-work legislation and is asking the Canada Industrial Relations Board to step in.

Source: CBC

Date: 03/18/2012


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Questions for discussion:

  • What does Air Canada want the Canada Industrial Relations Board to do?
  • What is the pilots’ response to the airline’s claims?
  • What is the role of the Canada Industrial Relations Board?
  • If pilots are booking off sick in higher than usual numbers, do you think this is an understandable response to back-to-work legislation?
  • Why or why not?

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