“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

Tech Ops Shop Committee -YYZ Layoff Update

May 5, 2011

YYZ Layoff Update

As previously announced in the May 2 Shop Committee bulletin, Air Canada is laying off 50 of our Brothers and Sisters in Toronto. Unlike past layoffs due to bumping, this round of layoffs is due to claimed surplus employees.

At no time did Air Canada LR (Labour . . . → Read More: Tech Ops Shop Committee -YYZ Layoff Update

Bumping 101 -Article 16.15

DISCLAIMER

THIS PRESENTATION IS DESIGNED AND PRESENTED AS A TRAINING AID TO ASSIST IN THE EXPLANATION OF THE BUMPING PROCESS. SOME PARTS OF THIS PROCESS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PRIOR TO THE ACTUAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BUMPING PROCESS.

SOME OF THE WORDING AND OPTIONS SELECTIONS ON THE BUMPING AND RECALL ELECTION FORM MAY CHANGE . . . → Read More: Bumping 101 -Article 16.15

Tech Ops Shop Committee Bulletin -Lost in the Translation?

May 3, 2011

Brothers and Sisters

Lost in the Translation?

As a result of some correspondence earlier this week, the Labour Relation department has put me on notice that a “suggestive work to rule campaign” would not be tolerated. That should employees engage in such activities, the Union and I would . . . → Read More: Tech Ops Shop Committee Bulletin -Lost in the Translation?

Negotiations Update Bulletin -May 2, 2011

Negotiations Update Bulletin

May 2, 2011

Just an update on last week’s happenings.

Your negots team members were in direct negotations last week with Air Canada. We exchanged agendas with the Company and sought some clarity on their items, as they did ours.

Early this week, both the Union and the Company agenda should be . . . → Read More: Negotiations Update Bulletin -May 2, 2011