days until our Collective Agreement expires, we are preparing, we are united and we will make change.

President's Message – March 2007

President’s Message for March 2007

Today is Friday March 2nd and it’s been exactly one month since I took office and a very busy month it has been.

Insert 1 – Why are the pay rates in the Collective Agreement incorrect?

In April 2003, Air Canada entered into the Company Creditor’s Arrangement Act (CCAA – Bankruptcy Protection) and CUPE was forced to enter into concessionary negotiations with the Company.  Initially, a 3.6% wage reduction and the elimination of night, language, and purser premiums was agreed to and the Collective Agreement was reprinted.  The Union felt that it was important the membe

LOU#25 – Reduced Block Program

L25.01                          The parties agree to implement a Reduced Block Program (RBP) for the life of this collective agreement.