Bargaining Committee Update #4

In our last update, on May 24, 2019, we advised that the Union’s legal counsel had sent a letter to Air Canada requesting the postponement of negotiations, until the 30-day Exclusivity Agreement with Air Transat expires. Since then, the Company has replied to our request and have agreed to postpone negotiations until August or September […]

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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 […]

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Bargaining Committee Update #2

Your executive board (Wesley Lesosky, Theresa Mitchell, Alex Habib, Guillaume Leduc, Denis Montpetit, Carolyn Bugnon, Kim Wentzell, and Robyn Jenkins) along with the CUPE National Staff Rep Kevin Tyrrell, met with Air Canada today to start the discussions on the upcoming bargaining and reopener. It was an open dialogue with key members from Air Canada […]

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Your Bargaining Committee Served Air Canada With Notice to Bargain

Today your Air Canada Component of CUPE Bargaining Committee served Air Canada with Notice to Bargain pursuant to subsection 49(1) of the Canada Labour Code, in relation to the Collective Agreement which is set to expire on March 31, 2019. This Notice to Bargain affects both Mainline and Rouge members.  Information about this bargaining process […]

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