Larry Dawson

P.O. Box 59
Rouleau, Saskatchewan S0G 4H0, Canada

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SEIU-WEST v. Extendicare (Canada) Ltd. Moose Jaw (Marchessault)

WCB Benefit top up - Union wins

WCB benefit top-up to full salary is ruled to be a cumulative period of one year, not a calendar year, to address the unpredictable nature of healing, rehabilitation, work hardening and return to work schemes. The Employer,…more
| Labor & Employment Law
SEIU WEST, Locals 333 and 299 and Laura Marchessault and Extendicare (Canada) Ltd.

Arbitration Award

Award concerning the interpretation of collective agreement clause providing up to one year of top-up to 100% of salary of Worker's Compensation benefits ought to be limited to one calendar year, or one year of total benefits…more
| Health, Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation
Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety Division v. Dunkle

QB decision affirming OH&S officer not barred from OH&S Act appeal rights

OH&S Officer terminated for appealing an order of the OH&S Director rescinding Notices of Contravention she had issued to a Government Department (Correctional Center). OH&S Director claimed she had no right to appeal his…more
| Labor & Employment Law
SGEU and SB v, Saskatchewan Social Services

Punitive Damages for malicious manner of dismissal

SB, a Social Services supervisor, was accused of sexual misconduct by an unreliable client of Social Services seeking to discredit him in order to regain custody of her apprehended children.The Department immediately terminated…more
| Labor & Employment Law
SGEU and Robinson v. Saskatchewan Government

Reference Checks in Employment Competitions; Privacy of Reference Providers Identities

Saskatchewan Government sought to shield reference checks providers identities and actual references provided from the Union and grievor, citing Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Arbitrator Dan Shapiro ruled…more
| Labor & Employment Law
Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union v. Saskatchewan Public Service Commission (Robinson Staffing Grievance)

Award concerning failure to select qualified senior candidate

rd of Arbitrator Dan Shapiro concerning Saskatchewan Social Services misadministration of staffing protocols in failing to award position to qualified senior candidate.9 years back pay awarded,…more
| Labor & Employment Law
S.G.E.U. and Irene McGunigal v. Sask. Corrections Public Safety and Policing

CPSP termination for alleged breach of duty overturned

CPSP employee dismissal for breach of duty and alleged theft overturned…more
| Labor & Employment Law
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology v. SGEU

SIAST v. SGEU Award

Female welding instructor dismissed after filing a gender harassment complaint which was not substantiated.Award dismissed employer's arguments for termination and upheld grievance, citing failure to warn grievor, delay in…more
| Labor & Employment Law
Gov't of Saskatchewan and SGEU (Hintz)

Award - Expedited arbitration - Academic Qualifications support higher classification

Corrections Worker denied advancement to higher classification under classification and compensation plan due to employer error in assessing academic qualifications and equivalencies. Past practice evidence demonstrated employer…more
| Labor & Employment Law
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