Please see the bulletins below in English and French outlining the current status of contract negotiations and the possible next steps in this process.
There has been an apparent conclusion to the process which began in 2003 when Air Canada entered into CCAA. Over the years there has been an on-going discussion at various levels and recently a final decision rendered. See the following bulletin for all the details and note that in order to receive the payment check your current address must be on file with the IAM. Note that this applies only to employees on the payroll as at September 30 2004
The DL140 General Chairpersons acclaimed positions have been announced. All details can be found in the following bulletins (English and French).
The Air Canada-TMOS contract negotiations have begun and are in the initial stages with the exchange of agendas. The full detail of which can be read in this bulletin:
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Air Canada is asking eligible retirees whether they will give up their life insurance and health benefits, both of which were guaranteed for life, for a one time cash payment for life insurance, and a health care spending account of $450 yearly for the retiree, and another $450 for eligible dependents for a total maximum of $900 for health benefits. The decision whether to take the Voluntary Buyout Program is a personal one, and we cannot make a recommendation about what to do. However, we suggest that our members consider the
following when making the decision:
Air Canada and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have agreed to a re-look at the Collective Agreement under the above mentioned Appendix: the entire document of which is available for your viewing pleasure here:
The law firm TJL was in Winnipeg on Monday June 25th to share information relating to the Class Action Lawsuit against Air Canada and their failure to abide by the Air Canada Public Participation Act.
The bulk of the discussion related to the why and how the lawsuit would proceed and for now the most important item of business is to ensure all ex-AVEOS employees are registered at their webiste http://tjl.quebec/en/class-action/aircanada/.
Please take a moment to register and pass this information along to all your friends.
Updates will be posted here as they become available.
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Transportation District 140’s legal counsel is currently in the process of preparing for the first LTD termination arbitration hearing scheduled for April 20, 2018 before Arbitrator Mark Brown……….. Continue reading
DL 140 Bulletin # 69, changes to Employee travel passes
In 2013, Air Canada modified its Employee Travel Policy to reduce personal pass travel for employees off work for longer than one (1) year (365 Days), and further modified it in 2014, whereby Members who were absent from work for more than 365 days were only entitled to three (3) travel passes per year until such time as they returned back to work.