With the growing concern of the Covid 19 virus the Federal Government has made it somewhat easier to claim EI sickness benefits. The following information is a guideline as to the process currently in play with respect to these benefits.
The current situation surrounding the Covid-19 virus has impacted almost every facet of our day to day life. Unfortunately, this has also impacted the airline industry with a large reduction of capacity and with this will certainly follow with lay-offs of airline personnel. The IAMAW has issued a bulletin that addresses what is likely to happen within the TMOS ranks. View the info, in English or French below:
A new bulletin has been issues with an update on the on-going negotiations. See below:
A new bulletin has just been issued with some very important information on it regarding your overtime hours and how that may be used in your future pension calculations. Please read it carefully and submit your selection on the provided forms. Note that there is a 90 day window from receipt of this bulletin to make your selection and once made is irrevocable.
The time has arrived to consider the application for the 2020 IAM Scholarship. All details can be found at the following link:
The offical announcement of the pending acquisition is only a few days old and the IAM has issued a bulletin to discuss the details of this as it moves forward. Full details to be found in the following:
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: