OTTAWA A delegation of flight attendants and CUPE leaders will be on Parliament Hill tomorrow to present solutions to the current turmoil in the airline industry.
They will be pressing for strong federal action to keep flight attendants working and stabilize the industry. The flight attendants will be handing out pink slips to MPs on their way into morning caucus meetings, wednesday October 3 rd, starting at 8:30 a.m.
The lobby blitz will also bring buses of flight attendants to Ottawa in time for Wednesdays Question Period.
CUPE National President Judy Darcy, leaders from the Airline Division of CUPE representing Air Canada and Air Transat and other flight attendants will be available for comment throughout the day, and at a news conference following Question Period.
CUPE is Canadas largest union, representing a half million working women and men. The Airline Division of CUPE represents over 10,000 Canadian flight attendants, including 8,200 at Air Canada and 1,200 at Air Transat
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