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

Q & A Regarding Off Duty Status

The Company today has advised the Union of the following surplus Cabin Personnel for the April 2020 block month, by base:

  • Mainline YUL: 530
  • Mainline YYZ: 1,765
  • Mainline YYC: 267
  • Mainline YVR: 973
  • Rouge YTO/YMQ: 1,549

The Company further reiterated that those of you who have applied for Special Leaves of Absence (SPLOA) for April 2020 will be converted to Off-Duty Status, enabling you to apply to Employment Insurance Benefits.

Please CLICK HERE to view Air Canada Q&A regarding LOU 6 Off-Duty Status.

Please CLICK HERE to view a message from Air Canada Rouge regarding LOU 6, there is unfortunately no Q&A.

Please note that any Mainline members wishing to take the voluntary options have until March 23, 2020, at 0800 EDT. Please ensure you follow the guidelines and use your Air Canada email address including your base and employee number.

We understand this is a very challenging time for each and every one of you.  Each of us will be affected in different ways, but we will all be affected.

Over the weekend we will be working and monitoring the situation, if anything needs to be reported to you, we will ensure it is done in a timely manner.
In Solidarity,