Air Canada purchase of Air Transat cancelled -IAMAW Canada Press Release

For Immediate Release April 2, 2021

Toronto, ON – Today’s announcement from Air Canada regarding the cancellation of the acquisition of Air Transat comes unexpectedly. From our understanding, the Company’s offer was not approved by the European Commission, making it clear that the acquisition will not go forward. IAM Canadian General Vice-President Stan Pickthall stated, . . . → Read More: Air Canada purchase of Air Transat cancelled -IAMAW Canada Press Release

Letter to Ministers Freeland and Garneau: Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now! -IAMAW Canada

October 20, 2020

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance/Deputy Prime Minister The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Email: Chrystia.Freeland@parl.gc.ca Email: Marc.Garneau@parl.gc.ca

Dear Ministers Freeland and Garneau:

Subject: Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now!

We have all watched with horror as the Covid Pandemic . . . → Read More: Letter to Ministers Freeland and Garneau: Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now! -IAMAW Canada

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.

As the Union . . . → Read More: MACHINISTS UNION CALLS OUT AIR CANADA OVER “ABANDONMENT OF WORKERS” -IAMAW Canada Press Release

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.

It’s an easy way to call . . . → Read More: Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include all airport workers -IAMAW Canada