CUPE Communiqué – Merger of Air Canada and Transat

PRESS RELEASE May 16, 2019 Merger of Air Canada and Transat: CUPE will hold the new employer accountable Ottawa, Ontario – The union representing Air Canada’s and Air Transat’s flight attendants will hold the new employer accountable for promises made to employees if a merger agreement is finalized. “Air Canada President and Chief Executive, Colin […]

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Cabin Baggage Survey

Dear members, The Air Canada Component Health and Safety Committee has created the following 2-minute survey to better understand the membership’s concerns about cabin baggage in aircraft evacuations. As we’re all in this together, it is also open to our Airline Division colleagues, so feel free to share amongst all your CUPE-represented cabin crew friends! For the full […]

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POTENTIAL AIR TRANSAT PURCHASE

We have just been informed, via the press, that Air Canada has entered into an exclusive proposed purchase agreement with Air Transat. Your Union to date has received limited information from Air Canada or Air Canada Rouge on this purchase. We will be in talks with Labour Relations as we have many questions on potential […]

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CUPE Communiqué – Leaving Carry-On Baggage Behind During An Emergency

 PRESS RELEASE  May 15, 2019 Transport Canada must implement now TSB recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency Toronto, Ontario – The union representing Air Canada’s flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency. “The recent Aeroflot crash […]

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Local 4092 Trustee Election Results

The voting closed at 12:00 pm EDT today for the Local 4092 Trustee Election.   The candidate elected to fill the the one (1) vacant Local 4092 Trustee position is:   Kelly Hughes The candidate elected to fill the the position of Local 4092 alternate Trustee, is: Luis Felippe Marin Garcia If you participated in […]

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