District 140 Bulletin -Organizer Positions

TO ALL MEMBERS OF DISTRICT LODGE 140, IAMAW ORGANIZER POSITIONS

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

District Lodge 140 employs two (2) organizers, respectively based in the Central region and the Eastern region. Currently, these positions are filled by Ian Morland in Toronto and Robert Savoie in Montreal, whose terms will expire on December 31, 2011.

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PRESERVING AIR CANADA PENSION BENEFITS: JOINT STATEMENT OF AIR CANADA UNIONS

Preserving Air Canada Pension Benefits:

Joint Statement of Air Canada Unions

Air Canada is known as one of the highest-quality airlines in the world, precisely because of the skill and commitment of its employees to provide the best, safest service possible. Yet Air Canada’s workforce has endured many years of economic . . . → Read More: PRESERVING AIR CANADA PENSION BENEFITS: JOINT STATEMENT OF AIR CANADA UNIONS

District Bulletin- Negotiations Update #5

Negotiations Update Bulletin May 12, 2011

This week, your Negotiations Committee met with Air Canada from May 9 to 12 to continue agenda item discussions.

Since the Company has provided more detail on some of their items, we are now able to respond more specifically to these items.

We are making some measured progress on . . . → Read More: District Bulletin- Negotiations Update #5

May 2011 issue of Contact

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“We want more” -Montreal Gazette

Rovinescu added that he doesn’t see the 12-per-cent wage hike agreed to in the provisional deal with pilots to become the template for the other three main union units.

On that point, Atkinson agreed with him – sort of.

“We want more,” said Atkinson, adding that his members have made huge concessions over a decade . . . → Read More: “We want more” -Montreal Gazette