Social Media Survey

Your Component Officers have created a brief survey regarding the use of Social Media. This survey is being sent out as a part of our short and long term communications strategy and is open to all members of the Air Canada Component of CUPE, both Mainline and Rouge. We would like to find out the best and most effective ways […]

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Component Secretary-Treasurer’s Report – August 2019

As your Component Secretary-Treasurer I wanted to report on the finances and speak about the recent budget that was passed by your Air Canada Component Executive (ACCEX) at a meeting last week at our Belfield Office. Budget 2019-2020 We have passed the 2019-2020 Component Budget based on our projected dues revenues and our previous year surplus.  The Component […]

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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 […]

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Day of Mourning 2019

Dear members, In 2017, nearly 1,000 work-related deaths were recorded by government agencies. Every year, countless others suffer injury or illness because of their working conditions. Since April 28, 2018, CUPE has lost six members to workplace related fatalities: Xiaochun Luo, CUPE Local 500, Manitoba Rémy Brault, CUPE Local 4400, Ontario Sheldon Hackl, CUPE Local […]

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Voluntary Training at Air Canada Mainline and Air Canada Rouge

As many members may be aware, Air Canada Rouge is offering voluntary lead coaching sessions, which is a form of additional training that focuses on the lead flight attendant role.  It is the Union’s position that any training should be paid.  Air Canada Rouge has chosen to not pay our members for this additional training. […]

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