“Your comments concerning the safety of Air Canada's operations and aircraft are unacceptable and cannot be permitted to stand,” Captain Rick Allen, the airline's senior director of flight operations, said in a letter to Captain Strachan about his ...
The Air Canada back-to-work legislation, passed March 14, was meant to spare Canadians from the nightmare, both personal and economic, of a crippling strike by ground workers and a lockout of pilots at the country's biggest airline.
Parliament passed a back-to-work bill, which is the subject of a constitutional challenge in the Ontario courts by the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), which represents ...
Both the Air Canada Pilots Association and IAMAW, which rep-resents Air Canada's ground crews and mechanics, have agreed to a 10-day bargaining period before their disputes go to final offer arbitration as mandated by a back-to work bill last month.
“We are asking the court to recognize that Air Canada is contravening its obligation to maintain heavy aircraft maintenance centres in the Montreal region,” Justice Minister Jean-Marc Fournier said in a statement released Tuesday.
TORONTO - The union representing Air Canada's mechanics, electricians and ramp crews says it has launched a constitutional challenge to the government's back-to-work legislation used to prevent a strike at the country's biggest airline.
An apparent “sick-out” by Air Canada pilots that triggered dozens of flight disruptions on Friday risks turning customers against the airline -- and against a union that can ill-afford to lose public support, labour relations experts say.