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Component Officers Webinar – Recall to Air Canada Rouge

Dear Members,

Following our bulletin last week regarding the recall process to Air Canada Rouge, we wanted to provide some further information to assist all members.

As a reminder Mainline Cabin Personnel do not need to accept a recall to Air Canada Rouge. They may remain on layoff status and wait for a recall to Mainline.  We have created a flow-chart to represent the recall process and provide a visual tool for mainline cabin personal in all scenarios:

Please CLICK HERE for a PDF copy of the chart.

In addition, we will be hosting our next Component Officers Webinar on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 15:00 EDT, 13:00 MDT, 12:00 PDT.  The webinar will once again be hosted on Zoom and can be accessed through a computer, tablet, or smart phone. There will also be an audio-only option available through telephone dial-in.

The webinar is open to all members; however, the topic of this webinar will be geared towards the recall process to Air Canada Rouge.

As most questions have already been answered, prior to replying with your questions, we would suggest you review the following attachments:

LOU 55 (CLICK HERE) – This is the specific working condition as ratified in 2015 by the membership that establish duty days, flying credits, credits, premiums, reserve structure, vacation entitlement, sick time and more.

Article 17.04 (CLICK HERE) – This is the language specific to Air Canada members accepting at Air Canada Rouge, as well as how it works when there is an offer at Air Canada Mainline for you to return to either your “Point of Layoff”, home base, or another base within the Mainline bases

Article 17.16 (CLICK HERE) – This is the recall notice applicable language.

If you are interested in joining the webinar, please register in advance via the following link:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

There will be an ability to ask questions during the webinar, but we also ask that you send your questions in advance to us at to ensure we are able to capture the main points you want discussed.

At this time, we want to reiterate that we are not aware of the number of recalls or training dates. The moment we have this information it will be shared with all members.  We understand that there are many questions. We see this as an opportunity for all to have a better understanding of the Collective Agreement language relating to recalls. We encourage you to reach out directly with your questions. We can then provide accurate and in depth answers for you on the transition to Rouge if that is something you are considering.

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