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Ottawa passes Air Canada back-to-work bill
Air Canada's labour disputes with the unions representing its machinists and pilots is heading toward binding arbitration after Ottawa passed a back-to-work bill early Wednesday morning.
Feds pass Air Canada back-to-work bill  Toronto Sun
Suspension of Air Canada workers who slow clapped Raitt caused wildcat strike
The union representing Air Canada's ground crew claimed Friday that a wildcat strike was sparked after three workers were suspended for “slow clapping” federal labour minister Lisa Raitt at Toronto's Pearson Airport and sarcastically telling her she ...
Air Canada's brand takes (another) beating  Toronto Star
Air Canada ground crew sent back to work after wildcat strike causes flight chaos
Air Canada said the “illegal job action” was by a “small number of our ground handling employees” at Pearson. Spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick said Friday morning the airline has put in place a rebooking policy where people whose flights have been cancelled ...
Air Canada wildcat sparked by suspensions  Toronto Star
Air Canada pilots challenge back-to-work legislation  TheChronicleHerald.ca
Citing economic impact, Lisa Raitt orders Air Canada back to work
Labour Minister Lisa Raitt will introduce back-to-work legislation to block a work stoppage at Air Canada. Flights would have been grounded after the airline said it would lock out its pilots on the same day its workers were also set to strike ...
Air Canada Strike: Harper Defends Decision To Intervene  Huffington Post Canada
The angry Canadian workplace: get used to it  TheChronicleHerald.ca
Air Canada labour fight spills over onto flyers
Operations questions dogged Air Canada throughout last week, as the Montreal-based airline sought government aid to end what it called an illegal sickout by pilots on March 18 - which the union denied - and endured the shutdown the next day of ...
Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Ottawa over Aveos layoffs
Members of the Quebec National Assembly voted unanimously on Wednesday to urge the provincial government “to act as soon as possible in taking all legal actions to keep Air Canada maintenance services in Montreal,” in compliance with the 1988 Air ...
O' Air Canada, do you really want to separate families?  Forbes
Air Canada's Dreamliners to fly from seven Canadian cities
Air Canada is targeting seven major Canadian cities as departure points for the long-range Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The first plane in the carrier's order for 37 Dreamliners will arrive in the first quarter of 2014, followed by six more of the aircraft ...
Air Canada seeks ruling on flurry of pilot sick calls
A surge in sick calls from Air Canada pilots, along with morning fog and a fire at the country's largest airport, led to snarled travel schedules on one of the busiest weekends of the year.
Squeezed by Air Canada, aircraft repair firm Aveos shuts down
Aveos, formerly called Air Canada Technical Services, has struggled since being spun off from the airline in 2004. Nearly 1,800 of the Canadian workers who lost their jobs were those assigned to airframe heavy maintenance projects, which involve ...
Air Canada cites 'operational challenges' after flights cancelled
“These issues fall with Air Canada internally, and should Air Canada feel that these actions constitute an illegal strike, they can bring this matter to the Canadian Industrial Resolution Board,” said Ashley Kelahear, press secretary with the Ministry ...