MACHINISTS UNION CALLS OUT AIR CANADA OVER “ABANDONMENT OF WORKERS” -IAMAW Canada Press Release

MACHINISTS UNION CALLS OUT AIR CANADA OVER “ABANDONMENT OF WORKERS”

May 19, 2020 — For Immediate Release.

“Air Canada needs to come to the table and maintain its employees on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program.” This is the message from General Vice President Stan Pickthall, of Air Canada’s largest Union.

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Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include all airport workers -IAMAW Canada

Airport workers are working hard each and every day on the frontline. They deserve to be compensated for their hard work and the risks associated with their jobs. We need the governments’ support!

Please take a minute to sign the IAMAW/AIMTA Canada Pandemic Pay for All Airport Workers petition.

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IAMAW- Air Canada – Proposed Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Arrangement Would Place IAMAW Members Back On Payroll

April 8, 2020 For immediate release

Toronto, ON- The airline industry has been heavily impacted by the pandemic with countries closing borders and placing restrictions on movement. This has translated into reduction of flights and massive furloughs of air transportation workers throughout the world, and the impact has been just as severe in Canada. As . . . → Read More: IAMAW- Air Canada – Proposed Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Arrangement Would Place IAMAW Members Back On Payroll

COVID-19 Guidance for the Canadian Aviation Industry -IAMAW Canada

Background The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is the lead Federal agency responsible for coordinating efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Transport Canada (TC) has collaborated with PHAC to provide the Canadian aviation industry with guidance to protect crew members when operating in areas with known or suspected community transmission of COVID-19. Refer . . . → Read More: COVID-19 Guidance for the Canadian Aviation Industry -IAMAW Canada