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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New 24/7 Component Email

On Friday, April 12, 2019, your Component Officers will be launching a new 24/7 email address: 247@accomponent.ca This account will be monitored by your Component Officers in the evenings, on weekends, and on holidays.  We want to ensure that there is coverage during the times that your Local Office is closed. The purpose of this 24/7 email account is to […]

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International Youth Exchange Program

International Youth Exchange Program for Airline Families Calling all kids who like adventure and travel! 2019 IYE Youth Exchange Program for Airline Families – Apply Today!  If you have passed on your enthusiasm for travel to your teenager, there is a wonderful program for you and your family. IYE offers a two-week exchange program for airline families. Using their family […]

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