Although we have not been able to agree to the terms of this item, the process of bargaining is not complete, as arbitration is still upcoming, in the coming months. Despite this, Air Canada has taken the position to achieve this change by unilaterally posting for this training. Read Bulletin here…
Air Canada – Technical Services and Logistics & Supply Shop Committees – E-M2 Bridging course
The Tech – Ops Shop Committees response to the members regarding the company bulletin “E-M2 Bridging course”.
This Bridging Course was not agreed to through a collaborative effort between the company and the union.
Read Bulletin here…
All Technical Operations Members Local Lodge 764 Vancouver YVR – site visit
As committed earlier, please be advised that we will be conducting a site visit and a meeting to hear about issues our members are experiencing. The workplace visit and meeting will be as follows:
1. Monday, March 6, 2023 – 07:00 AM – Site Visit
2. Monday, March 6, 2023 – 14:00 PM – Meeting :
IAMAW – Local Lodge 764
7980 River Road
We look forward to hearing from you.
In Solidarity, David Chartrand
General Vice President Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 06 – AIR CANADA – TMOS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CATEGORY 38 B STATION GRIEVANCE & COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT
This bulletin explains the relationship between the long-overdue Category 38 B station grievance and the collective agreement opener prescribed in appendix XXXXIV. A grievance is a violation of the existing language of the collective agreement whereby your representative is attempting to uphold the existing language. In this circumstance before an arbitrator.
Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 05 – AIR CANADA – TMOS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
As part of the on-going 2022 contract open process, mediation was scheduled for February 14 – 16, 2023, in Toronto under the direction of mediator Vince Ready.
Read Bulletin here…
DISTRICT LODGE 140 23rd ANNUAL CONVENTION MONTREAL, QUEBEC DATES & VENUE PLACE
Please be advised that the 23rd Annual IAMAW Transportation District 140 Convention will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 and Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Registration fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per person. Payment must be made by July 31, 2023.
More Information will be provided in the upcoming months. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 03 – AIR CANADA TMOS NEW SICK LEAVE
Members are advised that the new sick leave provisions of the CLC have been integrated into the legacy
sick leave provisions contained in our Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Under the CLC, federally regulated employees are entitled to accrue up to ten (10) paid sick days per
calendar year. As of January 1, 2023, employees were allocated three (3) paid sick days and will further accrue one (1) day of paid sick leave per month up to a maximum of ten (10) days per calendar year. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 44 – AIR CANADA MAINTENANCE & TECHNICAL SERVICES JOINT TRAINING & LICENSING COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT
We are seeking one (1) representative from each region West, Central and East/Atlantic for a total of three (3) to form this Committee.
If you are in Maintenance or Technical Services, and are interested in applying for this
position, please send an email of interest to the President and Directing General
Chairperson, Dave Flowers at email@example.com by Friday, Decembers 30th, 2022. Read Bulletin here..
District Bulletin 37 – AIR CANADA – TMOS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
Your Negotiations Committee convened for a scheduled two weeks of bargaining with the company from September 12 – 23, 2022 in Toronto. It was a disappointing, though not surprising, exercise in futility. The company continued to display no real interest in meaningful bargaining. Other than the first few days at the opening of the bargaining session, there was very little in the way of actual face time with the company or discussion on the big issues Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 36 – AIR CANADA EFAP PROGRAM UPDATE
For this reason, our counselling reimbursement plan ($750 single/$1500 family) will
terminate. To ensure that all claims are paid before termination, members with outstanding
claims must submit their claim through Claims Secure before November 15, 2022. Any claims
submitted after Nov 15, 2022, will not be reimbursed. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 35 – AIR CANADA VACCINE POLICY GRIEVANCE UPDATE
Please be advised that during this hearing, the Union and our legal team have presented our case.
Due to the complexity of the grievance, further dates will be required in order for the arbitration to
continue; this includes allotting time for the company to present their case to the arbitrator. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 34 – AIR CANADA TMOS TRUTH AND RECONCILIATON HOLIDAY
The September 30th National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will again be recognized in 2022 and on a going-forward basis will form a part of your Collective Agreement. The credit for the Holiday will be applied the same as last year, as per Article 12, regardless of shift pattern. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 33 – AIR CANADA – TMOS CATEGORY 38 UPDATE
As a follow up to Bulletin No. 37 dated August 2021, the parties have now secured another date with Arbitrator Corinn Bell to continue, and hopefully conclude, the CAT 38 grievances. The matter will move forward on February 9, 2023. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 32 – AIR CANADA TMOS OFF-DUTY STATUS GRIEVANCE UPDATE
Further to Bulletin No. 32 dated June 5, 2021, significant and positive progress has been made in
regard to the Off-Duty Status (ODS) grievance argued successfully at arbitration on May 12, 2021. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 31 – AIR CANADA VACCINE POLICY GRIEVANCE UPDATE
Further to Bulletin No. 028 dated July 21st, 2022, District Lodge 140 advised our members that we
will provide further information as to when the next dates the National Vaccine Policy Arbitration will
Please be advised that Arbitrator Ready has offered the Union and the Company with another date,
which both parties and our legal teams have agreed on. The next date that the National Vaccine
Policy Grievance Arbitration will be heard is Wednesday, October 12th, 2022. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 29 – AIR CANADA TMOS 2019 BARGAINING SUMMARY
Attached is the Air Canada TMOS – 2019 Bargaining Summary. Read here…
District Bulletin 28 – AIR CANADA NATIONAL GRIEVANCE VACCINE POLICY
Further to Bulletin No. 022 dated June 1st, the National Vaccine Policy grievance hearing commenced
on July 19th, in front of Arbitrator Vince Ready. Both parties were represented by their respective legal counsel and the Committee of General Chairpersons was in attendance. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 27 – AIR CANADA – TMOS NEGOTIATION UPDATE
Your 2022 Negotiations Committee recently reconvened with the Company for two (2) weeks of bargaining. The week of June 20th in Vancouver and the week of June 27th in Toronto.
These early stages of bargaining have mainly focused on detailed discussion, but some progress has been made. There is a myriad of issues to be addressed, as identified by the Membership in the Bargaining Survey. Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 26 – AIR CANADA – TMOS YUL MEMBERS CURRENT SITUATION YUL AIRPORT
In the past three (3) days we saw management invoke forced overtime clauses in our contract to stave off several flights from being cancelled. The Union vehemently objects using these clauses in our contract to limp the operation forward. Forcing overtime is not a sustainable plan for our summer operation Read Bulletin here…
District Bulletin 25 – AIR CANADA – TMOS NEGOTIATION UPDATE
Your 2022 Negotiations Committee convened in Toronto from May 30th to June 10th. The first week of meetings were internal and resulted in both the Customer Service and TechOps Committees finalizing their individual and common agendas. Read Bulletin here…