Air Canada Strike

Labour Strife Drove Us Deeper Into The Red, Air Canada Says

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Air Canada says it is on the runway toward achieving the promise of sustained profits as it pursues new pension relief, aircraft maintenanc...

Air Canada Pilots' Loss Is Stock Market's Gain

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Air Canada pilots are concerned that the airline's launch of a low-cost carrier could threaten their job security and working conditions, th...

Arbitrator Sides With Air Canada In Labour Dispute

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A long-standing labour dispute between Air Canada and its unionized repair and ramp crews came to an end Sunday when a federal arbitrator s...

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Global Group Sees ‘Coordinated Attack’ On Unions In Canada

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Business

The world’s largest confederation of labour groups has criticized the Conservative government in a new report, saying Ottawa’s repeated use of bac...

Dispute Headed To Arbitration

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A final last-ditch attempt between Air Canada and its pilots to work out a new contract on their own came to a crashing halt Saturday as tal...

Air Canada Execs Got Huge Pay Hike While Battling Employee Benefits

CP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL -- The compensation package for Air Canada's CEO fell 12 per cent last year, while the payouts of the airline's four other top executives soa...

Back To The Bargaining Table

CP | Steve Fairbairn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Air Canada (TSX:AC.A) and its pilots will give negotiations one last try in an effort to avoid having to accept a settlement that would be i...

'Toxic Culture' Behind Air Canada Strikes, Experts Say

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Air Canada must purge its toxic culture and attitude if it hopes to win back consumers frustrated with an airline increasingly known for lab...

Flights Still In A Mess Despite Back-To-Work Order

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Air Canada's operations seemed to be returning to normal Saturday afternoon following a so-called "sick-in" by pilots that cancelled dozens ...

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'Sick' Pilots Risk Turning Public Against Them, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.13.2012 | Canada Business

An apparent “sick-out” by Air Canada pilots that triggered dozens of flight disruptions on Friday risks turning customers against the airline -- a...

'Grow Up,' Pilots Told, As Passengers Vent On Twitter

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada Business

Air Canada is warning that travel across the country on its flights could be delayed or cancelled on reports of job action by pilots, a move that is r...

Repeat: Air Canada Cancels Flights As Pilots Reportedly Stage 'Sick-Out'

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL --Thousands of unlucky Air Canada passengers marked Friday the 13th by watching their flights cancelled or delayed as pilots called in sick a...

Second Air Canada Union Files Court Challenge Against Tories

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The union representing Air Canada's mechanics, electricians and ramp crews says it has launched a constitutional challenge to the government...

Air Canada CEO: Keep Jobs From Bankrupt Aveos In Canada

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Business

Air Canada's chief executive says the carrier can't be blamed for the demise of maintenance firm Aveos Fleet Performance and he hopes other companies ...

Postal Worker Gets RCMP Visit After Giving Labour Minister Earful

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The recent tensions between Air Canada workers and Lisa Raitt reminded Jim Gallant of the time he gave the federal labour minister a piece o...

How The Heckling Of A Minister Turned Into A Wildcat Strike

CP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- The heckling of Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt by frustrated Air Canada workers snowballed into a wildcat strike that plunged Canada's ...

Blame It On Harper?

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Wildcat strikes by Air Canada employees were the predictable outcome of the Harper government's continual efforts to disrupt the normal col...

Air Canada Wildcat Strike Over; Dozens Of Flights Delayed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The heckling of Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt by frustrated Air Canada workers snowballed into a wildcat strike that plunged Canada's b...

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Air Canada Risks Losing Market Share, Government Intervention Not Helping: Experts

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Business

Beset by nearly continuous labour unrest and a string of operational hiccups, Air Canada is at risk of losing market share if it doesn’t regain the ...

Air Canada Pilots Deny Sick Calls A Strike Action

CBC | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada Business

The union representing Air Canada pilots is challenging allegations that some members called in sick on the weekend to make trouble for t...

Travellers Face Foggy Headache At Toronto Airport

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Air Canada has asked the Canada Industrial Relations Board to step in after an unusually high number of pilots called in sick over the weeke...

Air Canada Admits 'Operational Challenges'

CBC | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada

Air Canada says it is facing "a number of operational challenges" during one of the busiest travel days of the year after warning earlier...

What Rights Were Eroded While You Were Sleeping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Federal politicians worked late into the night to debate a back-to-work bill to send a pair of Air Canada labour disputes to binding arbitrat...

Back To Work

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt on Monday introduced back-to-work legislation in the labour disputes between Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) and its...

Air Canada Workers Rage Against Raitt

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Air Canada employees staged a noisy but orderly protest against the federal government, accusing it of eroding workers' rights.Outside Mont...