Video: Angry Air Canada union poised to strike

Video: Angry Air Canada union poised to strike

 

IAMAW: Why Are Air Canada Workers So Angry?

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Mar 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) —

IAMAW: Why Are Air Canada Workers So Angry?

“In my forty years of collective bargaining I have never seen the level of anger that I have seen in the membership at Air Canada,” said IAMAW Canadian General Vice President Dave Ritchie.

“Clearly the recent tentative agreement . . . → Read More: IAMAW: Why Are Air Canada Workers So Angry?

District 140 Bulletin #27 -Bargaining Talks Break Off

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE IAMAW WORKING FOR AIR CANADA, TMOS Bargaining Talks Break Off

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

This is to advise all IAMAW members that yesterday, at around 5:30 p.m., talks between the Technical Maintenance and Operations Support (TMOS) bargaining team and Air Canada broke off.

We confirmed with the mediator from the . . . → Read More: District 140 Bulletin #27 -Bargaining Talks Break Off

Airport & Cargo Shop Committee: Managers Doing Scope Work

Managers Doing Scope Work

On February 24 and February 25, the Union had a number of our members report that managers were performing scope work, loading and unloading aircraft, throwing in bags etc. We need people who saw, with their own eyes, managers doing this.

The Union will be taking this matter to arbitration and . . . → Read More: Airport & Cargo Shop Committee: Managers Doing Scope Work

March 12, 2012 @ 12:01 A.M. (ET) -We Walk…

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), representing the airline’s approximately 8,600 mechanics, baggage handlers and cargo agents in Canada, intends to begin labour action starting at 12:01 A.M. ET on Monday March 12, 2012.

We are the largest unionized workforce at Air Canada, without us, it’s all grounded.

More to come…