Financial Aid for Airlines on the Horizon: Air Canada Negotiates a Deal -IAMAW Canada

April 12, 2021 For Immediate Release

“Announcement of an aid package for Air Canada brings relief to many workers in the aviation and air transportation sectors and is a critical first step towards a recovery. Aid has been a long time coming, and will stop the hemorrhaging in the entire Canadian industry, and related industries, . . . → Read More: Financial Aid for Airlines on the Horizon: Air Canada Negotiates a Deal -IAMAW Canada

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

Press Release: It’s not “Force Majeure” if it’s planned says IAM

Press Release: It’s not “Force Majeure” if it’s planned says IAM

The IAM was advised this morning that Air Canada intends to use an extraordinary measure by placing approximately 284 IAM members on “off duty status” by invoking a “force majeure” provision contained within the collective agreement. The IAM categorically opposes the use of the . . . → Read More: Press Release: It’s not “Force Majeure” if it’s planned says IAM

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