Air Canada, flight attendants reach tentative agreement

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Description: Air Canada and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, which represents about 7,000 flight attendants at the airline, have reached a tentative agreement for a 10-year contract. Source: Canadian Press Date: 10/20/2015 Link: http://globalnews.ca/news/2288545/air-canada-flight-attendants-reach-new-labour-agreement/ Related links: Canadian Labour Reporter article Earlier update Air Canada The Air Canada Component of CUPE Questions for discussion: What… Read more »

Air Canada, Unifor talks begin

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Description: Unifor is looking to make up for past concessions as collective bargaining begins with Air Canada. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: 01/04/2015 Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/after-banner-fiscal-results-air-canada-set-to-begin-talks-with-unifor/article22284006/ Related links: Unifor media release Story about Air Canada pensions Air Canada settles with pilots Unifor Local 2002 Air Canada Questions for discussion: What is Unifor looking for in… Read more »

Air Canada pilots ratify 10-year agreement

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Description: Air Canada pilots have ratified a 10-year collective agreement that the airline describes as a “landmark” deal. Source: Canadian Press – Canadian Labour Reporter Date: 10/31/2014 Link: http://www.labour-reporter.com/articleview/22657-air-canada-pilots-vote-84-per-cent-in-favour-of-a-10-year-contract Related links: Earlier Financial Post story Air Canada media release Union statement Earlier update Air Canada Pilots Association Air Canada Questions for discussion: Ten-year collective agreements… Read more »

Air Canada intervention may be “Band-Aid solution”

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Description: Federally regulated employers say Ottawa’s intervention in several Air Canada disputes may hurt both unions and employers in the long run. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: 04/08/2012 Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/ottawa-makes-no-apologies-for-air-canada-clampdown/article2395437/ Related links: “Lisa Raitt comes out swinging” – Maclean’s Federally Regulated Employers – Transportation and Communications Lisa Raitt Ian Lee, Carleton University International Association… Read more »

Air Canada pilots book off sick, airline says

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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 Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/03/18/air-canada-cancellations.html Related links: Earlier update Postmedia story Prof. Fiona McQuarrie discusses the Air Canada and B.C. teachers disputes… Read more »

Ottawa blocks Air Canada shutdown

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Description: The federal government has introduced legislation that would block strikes or lockouts at Air Canada. Source: Montreal Gazette Date: 03/12/2012 Link: http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Canada+keep+flying+Tories+move+block+work+stoppage/6290406/story.html Related links: Reuters story Earlier update on pilots’ bargaining Earlier update on Ottawa and the right to strike International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 140 Air Canada Pilots Association Air… Read more »

Air Canada, pilots agree to mediation

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Description: Air Canada and the Air Canada Pilots Association have agreed to a six-month mediation process after the pilots voted overwhelmingly to approve strike action. Source: The Financial Post Date: 02/15/2012 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/2012/02/15/air-canada-union-agree-to-extend-mediation-process/ Related links: Earlier Air Canada update CTV story Air Canada Air Canada Pilots Association Questions for discussion: Refer to your text and… Read more »

Air Canada, mechanics reach tentative deal

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Description: Air Canada and the union representing mechanics and ground crews have reached a tentative settlement that the union says includes the retention of a defined-benefit pension plan. Source: Canada.com Date: 02/10/2012 Link: http://www.canada.com/business/Canada+gets+tentative+deal+with+mechanics+ground+crew/6133341/story.html Related links: Air Canada records $60 million loss, pilots call strike vote Earlier update Air Canada International Association of Machinists and… Read more »

Air Canada union angry at arbitrator’s decision

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Description: Air Canada flight attendants are unhappy after an arbitrator imposed a contract they had previously rejected. Source: The Toronto Star Date: 11/07/2011 Link: http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1082475–arbitrator-imposes-deal-that-air-canada-s-flight-attendants-rejected?bn=1 Related links: National Post story CBC story Earlier update Statement from Air Canada Statement from CUPE Questions for discussion: Summarize the steps that took place after the flight attendants rejected… Read more »

Air Canada claims bad faith bargaining

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Description: Air Canada has complained to the Canadian Industrial Relations Board that the Canadian Union of Public Employees bargained in bad faith. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: 10/14/2011 Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/air-canada-bypasses-contract-talks-launches-seat-sale/article2201969/ Related links: CBC story Canadian Industrial Relations Board Statement from CUPE Statement from Air Canada Earlier update Questions for discussion: What did the government… Read more »