Over the past six months, your bargaining committee has worked hard to prepare for collective bargaining. To arrange an interview, please contact Unifor Communications National Representative David Molenhuis at email@example.com or 416-575-7453 (cell). « We are pleased to conclude these negotiations with an agreement that brings economic benefits and sets a new industry standard for Air Canada members, » said Euila Leonard, President of Unifor Local 2002. « The bargaining committee and our members fought hard and never cheated with their sponsors when they asked for a fair deal that reflects their commitment and contributions to the company. » Unifor 2002 represents 5600 Air Canada employees. Unifor is Canada`s largest union in the private sector and represents 315,000 employees in all major sectors of the economy. The union stands up for all workers and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and seeks to create progressive change for a better future. « I am pleased that Air Canada and Unifor Local reached an agreement in 2002. I applaud the parties for their commitment to reaching an agreement; The best solution is always the one that the parties themselves achieve. The collective agreement includes improvements in wages and social benefits, improved job security provisions and an improved flexible time bank. Unifor Local 2002 had scheduled meetings based on negotiating proposals for Ornge members, to be held from March 9 to April 1. CAW Local 2002/Air Canada Collective Agreement – « Current » Language vs « New » Language-June 2009 The agreement was reached with the assistance of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) of the work program. The FMCS provides dispute resolution and dispute resolution assistance to unions and employers under the responsibility of the Canada Labour Act. Under previous contracts, employees hired after 2004 were paid less.
These members will benefit from an approximate 75% increase in compensation over the life of the collective agreement. « Unifor members have made sacrifices for the company in more difficult times and are now earning a share of Air Canada`s record profits, » said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. « This agreement does that and more. Not only have we negotiated historic wage increases that remove the two-tier wage scale, but we have also established a higher level for those working in the service sector. Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister for status of women, Air Canada and Unifor Local congratulated in 2002 on the renewal of its collective agreement for a period of five years. TORONTO – Unifor members who work as Air Canada`s after-sales agents and after-sales service employees are ratifying a historic collective agreement.
View original content: www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2020/16/c1464.html. . June 26, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Employment and Social Development Canada Air Canada operates more than 1400 flights per day and served more than 38 million passengers with their regional airlines last year. It offers direct passenger connections to more than 175 destinations on five continents. It is one of the 20 largest airlines in the world and employs 27,000 people.