Component Officers Update
The Component Women’s Committee is pleased to announce that we have updated our Maternity Handbook. We hope that this provides updated information about the who, what, when, where, and how for prospective parents.
Click HERE for the English version of the Maternity Handbook
Click HERE for the French version of the Maternity Handbook
You can also find the Maternity Handbook on the Component website at www.accomponent.ca under the Resources tab.
We understand that this can be a challenging and exciting time and hope this updated handbook makes your journey easier. If you have any questions and need guidance through this process, we are here for you. You can reach out to us at email@example.com.
In keeping with their commitment to create a workplace where diversity and inclusion is valued, Air Canada’s People, Culture and Communications branch has launched a self-identification survey. According to Air Canada, the purpose of the questionnaire is to “collect information about its workforce to ensure barriers to employment that disadvantage members of the designated groups are removed.” The information collected, will be used to develop initiatives and measures to promote Diversity and Inclusion at Air Canada as well as to comply with the Employment Equity Act.
The Component Diversity Committee encourages you to participate by completing the questionnaire. The information collected will remain strictly confidential.
The questionnaire was sent to all employees via their Air Canada email. Please check your inbox for the email. You can also complete the questionnaire from inside the Air Canada network by clicking here or from outside the Air Canada network by clicking here (after logging into ACaeronet).
|We were informed a short while ago that the employer will be changing their contact tracing decision tree questions. While Air Canada continues to recognize that disclosure of vaccination status is voluntary, one of the first question you will be asked by the contact tracer is whether you have been fully vaccinated. Our understanding is that those who indicate that they are fully vaccinated will be identified to “self-monitor” and will continue flying.
Air Canada’s COVID vaccination policy states that:
“In order for the employer to assess future biosafety measures, all employees who are coming into the workplace are encouraged to notify Air Canada of their Vaccination status.”
Your Union recognizes the important role that vaccination plays in protecting the health and safety of Canadians, and in returning to the new normal. However, we also recognize the sanctity of medical privacy. At this time, a mandatory vaccination policy has not been adopted by our employer, and any disclosure regarding vaccination continues to be voluntary.
We recognize the sensitivity of this topic, and we will continue to support our membership while ensuring Health and Safety remains at the forefront. The purpose of this brief bulletin is to clarify the current employer policy on disclosure of vaccination status. Click HERE for a link to the Policy.