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

WIP Claim Form

Use this form to apply for benefits under the Air Canada Component’s Wage Indemnity Plan. Send the completed Claimant’s Statement by mail, fax or email ( Do NOT use crew boxes or leave at the airport office. WIP Claim Form – 2019 – English

A Message From The Council Of Unions – 2009 Share Trust Agreement Update #1

The attached information and update regarding the Share Trust is being provided to CUPE members via a joint communication by the Council of Unions.

The Council of Unions was established to represent the interests of the unionized employees of Air Canada during a turbulent time that included pension insolvency. Leaders from each of Air Canada’s unions – the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA); Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA); Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Air Canada Component; the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW); and Unifor – meet to discuss issues of common concern, including the Share Trust. Together we represent nearly 29,000 unionized employees of Air Canada.

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B1 Judicial Review

Today, a panel of the Divisional Court heard the union’s application for judicial review of arbitrator Steinberg’s B1 pass decision (CHQ-15-07).  You may recall that the arbitrator dismissed the union’s grievance which alleged that the company unreasonably broke a promise made in 2011 collective bargaining not to give the pilots a greater pass priority when …

Bargaining Committee Update #3

Your Bargaining Committee met this week to continue preparing for bargaining, and also discussed the possibility of an acquisition of Air Transat. On Tuesday of this week our legal counsel provided a letter to the company requesting for bargaining to commence the week of July 8th, 2019 to allow for the 30-day Exclusivity Agreement with …