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Air Canada Teamsters Ratify New Contract

Posted April 14, 2015 By Local 769

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Air Canada today announced it has received confirmation from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters representing the airline’s U.S.-based workforce that a new collective agreement reached February 4, 2015 has been ratified. The new agreement is in effect until June 30, 2019.

“We are pleased that our members at Air Canada have approved a strong contract that keeps their jobs secure and raises workplace standards at the airline,” said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division. “Our focus was to negotiate a contract worthy of our members’ hard work and dedication. That’s why we went back to the table after members voted down the previous tentative agreement. The members have now spoken, showing the new contract meets the exceptional standards that our members deserve.”

U.S.-Based Air Canada Teamster Vote More Than 65 Percent in Favor of New Agreement, Securing Wage Increases, Job Security and Improved Benefits

This new contract covering more than 500 U.S.-based Air Canada employees was ratified by Teamster members who voted 200-to-101 in favor of the agreement. Voting was conducted electronically beginning on March 17 and ballots were tallied today showing overwhelming support for the new seven-year contract.

The new agreement provides increases to the top of the wage scale of 2 percent each year for the first three years of the contract beginning July 1, 2012, and 3 percent each year for the next two years of the contract followed by 2 percent for the last two years of the contract. In 2018 member will receive a lump sum bonus of 2 percent.

The Air Canada contract also expands job security with a no-subcontracting provision protecting Teamster work even if flights at a station are entirely replaced with another carrier’s flights. The agreement also gives newer hires access to retirement benefits and new health care options for all members covered by the contract.

Air Canada Teamsters in the U.S. work as customer service and ramp agents at stations in California, Florida, New York, and other areas.

Details Released on Air Canada Tentative Agreement

Posted February 7, 2015 By Local 769

Air Canada2The following letter includes highlights of the Air Canada Tentative Agreement. Look for additional information in the coming weeks as it becomes available including ratification packages.

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Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement with Air Canada

Posted February 5, 2015 By Local 769

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The following press release from the IBT is the latest news for our members at Air Canada. Click here if you are unable to view the following document.

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