Tech Ops Shop Committee Bulletin

Brothers and Sisters,

There has been an increase in reports of inappropriate management behaviour.

Management’s disregard and disrespect of its employees during a negotiations year is an expected labour relations tactic. We find this behaviour intolerable.

We will ask you to remain and act in a professional manner and not to engage management in their . . . → Read More: Tech Ops Shop Committee Bulletin

Thank you from the CAW!

To all IAMAW Air Canada members

On behalf of the strike committees of CAW Local 2002, I would like to pass on our heartfelt thanks to the incredible support and solidarity your entire membership and leadership gave us during our recent strike against Air Canada.

Words are difficult to express the way your acts of . . . → Read More: Thank you from the CAW!

Tentative deal in Air Canada strike -Toronto Star

Vanessa Lu Business Reporter

Just hours after the federal government introduced back-to-work legislation, Air Canada and the Canadian Autoworkers Union have reached a tentative deal.

No details were immediately available, but the CAW has called a news conference for 2 p.m. Thursday.

CAW spokeswoman Shannon Devine confirmed the deal, but said nothing else would . . . → Read More: Tentative deal in Air Canada strike -Toronto Star

Union Members Demonstrate Outside Labour Minister Lisa Raitt’s Office

Source: Canada Newswire

TORONTO AND MILTON, June 15, 2011 /CNW/ – Hundreds of local union members and supporters will demonstrate outside Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt’s Milton constituency office today at 3 p.m.

Demonstrators are rallying against threatened back to work legislation for both Air Canada and Canada Post workers, which would strip workers of . . . → Read More: Union Members Demonstrate Outside Labour Minister Lisa Raitt’s Office

Layton to reporters: Conservative government was backing the wrong side in threatening back-to-work legislation

Jack Layton, leader of the pro-union New Democratic Party, the biggest opposition party in Parliament, told reporters the Conservative government was backing the wrong side in threatening back-to-work legislation.

“It wasn’t too long ago that the working folks who made that airline run took huge cutbacks in order to keep that airline afloat, and then . . . → Read More: Layton to reporters: Conservative government was backing the wrong side in threatening back-to-work legislation