Seniority a thorny issue when employees transfer

If collective agreement doesn’t address seniority, consult past practice: HR expert

After Air Canada acquired Canadian Airlines in 2000, integration of the seniority rights of the two groups of unionized pilots was settled by arbitration. The former Canadian Airlines pilots complained they lost an average of nine years of seniority each, leaving them lower on the list than Air Canada pilots who had fewer years of service.

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