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The cat is out of the bag: Air Canada has no position about essential services

Oct 14, 2011 07:49 PM CUPE and Air Canada appeared today at the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to consider the Minister of Labour’s referral to the board. Air Canada took no position on the question of essential services. They indicated only that they needed more time. Clearly, if the company has no position on the issue, the use of this tactic is simply smoke and mirrors to delay our legal right to strike. more »

CUPE rejects unfair labour practices complaint

Oct 14, 2011 11:12 AM The union representing 6,800 Air Canada flight attendants rejects any suggestion it has been bargaining in bad faith with the airline. The Canadian Union of Public Employees says the unfair labour practice complaint filed by Air Canada is groundless. more »

Air Canada flight attendants will not go on strike tonight – right to strike suspended

Oct 12, 2011 05:09 PM Flight attendants represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will not be going on strike tonight, as previously planned, following a notice by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board (CIRB). more »

CUPE condemns attack on workers’ rights

Oct 12, 2011 01:30 PM The union representing 6,800 Air Canada flight attendants is condemning the federal Conservative government’s unwarranted attack on their collective bargaining rights. Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, is calling for Labour Minister Lisa Raitt to respect the collective bargaining process and the rights of CUPE members to conduct a legal strike. more »

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