Bulletin: Airport & Cargo Shop Committee

All Members Re: Day of RO

The company has issued a bulletin informing our members of the availability of day of RO. We would advise our members to think long and hard about the ramifications of accepting or asking for day of RO. Who do you think will pick up the slack when people start . . . → Read More: Bulletin: Airport & Cargo Shop Committee

Letter to Calin Rovinescu

April 12, 2011

Mr. Calin Rovinescu President and Chief Executive Officer Air Canada Air Canada Centre 7373 Côte-Vertu Blvd. West Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4S 1Z3 By fax: 514-422-4945

Dear Mr. Rovinescu:

After reviewing this morning’s news, I felt compelled to write to you to regarding the reported increase in your “total compensation” of nearly 77%, which . . . → Read More: Letter to Calin Rovinescu

To All IAMAW Members Working at Air Canada

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

The next steps in the Air Canada/Aveos saga are about to begin.

On April 13, 2011, a hearing will take place at the Superior Court regarding the application for an injunction to freeze your status as Air Canada employees until the Court has ruled on the Union’s application under the Air . . . → Read More: To All IAMAW Members Working at Air Canada

Machinists Union opens bargaining with Air Canada and Aveos

Thursday April 7, 2011 Toronto, ON – Today the Machinists Union opened bargaining with Air Canada and Aveos at the Sheraton Centre Downtown in Toronto. This bargaining is unprecedented in that, for the first time ever, the Canadian General Vice-President has participated from the very beginning of negotiations.

“We are looking for gains in this . . . → Read More: Machinists Union opens bargaining with Air Canada and Aveos

The Union’s Obligations Concerning Strike Votes

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE IAM & AW AIR CANADA / AVEOS – TMOS THE UNION’S OBLIGATIONS CONCERNING STRIKE VOTES

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

What is the difference between a strike vote and a strike mandate?

A strike cannot be held unless all Members in the Bargaining Unit have had the opportunity to vote upon . . . → Read More: The Union’s Obligations Concerning Strike Votes