Larry Dawson

SEIU-WEST v. Extendicare (Canada) Ltd....

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...

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
SGEU and SB v, Saskatchewan Social...

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
Saskatchewan Government and General...

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
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied...


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

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