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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/22/2007

Pilots challenge mandatory retirement

Ottawa — Two Air Canada pilots have called on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to rule on a clause in their collective agreement that forces them to retire at 60. George Vilven and Neil Kelly are up against their association, which argues that members voted three-to-one in April to maintain mandatory retirement at 60. Mandatory retirement is not banned in the federally regulated sector.

Depression affects half a million