days until our Collective Agreement expires, we are preparing, we are united and we will make change.

Notice: Referendum Vote

As per section B.12.5 of the Air Canada Component of CUPE Bylaws, we are providing you with seven (7) days’ notice that a Referendum vote will be taking place.  The Referendum vote will begin on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 9:00am (EDT), and will close on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 4:00pm (EDT).

Referendum Question:
Due to the exceptional financial impact COVID-19 is having on our membership, do you agree with a temporary reduction in Union Dues to 0.5% of gross income for the April 2020 and May 2020 block months?

Voting Procedures:
Voting will open on Friday, May 1, 2020, at 9:00am (EDT), and will close on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 4:00pm (EDT).

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: You will receive a letter, by regular mail, directly from Simply Voting. This letter will contain a new Elector ID and Password, along with detailed instructions on how to vote online and by telephone. This same information will be e-mailed to you on the morning of the first day of voting.

You have the option of voting by web, or by phone, as per Component Bylaws.  You will need your new Elector ID and Password to access the system.

Voting website:

Once you have submitted your vote, the Simply Voting system will issue a printable electronic receipt. If you are voting by phone, you can only access your electronic receipt by logging into the Simply Voting system online.

If you are experiencing difficulties registering your vote please e-mail Please provide us with your name, employee number, phone number, e-mail address, and postal code. We will respond as quickly as possible during business hours (weekdays 9:00am – 4:00pm EDT), however, please allow us 1 business day to respond.

In Solidarity,

Your Component Tabulating Committee