(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an agreement in principle with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The agreement covers over 700 customer service representatives, reservation assistants, air cargo workers and other employees at the company’s U.S. base of operations.
A new contract covering more than 500 U.S.-based Air Canada employees was ratified by Teamster members who voted 200-to-101 in favor of the agreement. Voting was conducted electronically beginning on March 17 and ballots were tallied today showing overwhelming support for the new seven-year contract.
The Teamsters Airline Division is pleased to announce it has reached a tentative agreement on a new 7-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with Air Canada. The agreement includes substantial improvements in wage increases, job security and equal access to health care and retirement plans. Read more for further details on the agreement and the voting process.
Today, the Teamsters Union announced a tentative agreement with U.S.-based Air Canada Teamster represented employees that improves wages, benefits and job protections for the entire group. The agreement will be released to all affected members shortly. The ratification process will take place after the members have an opportunity to review the new terms.