OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,
Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated
Canadian North and Unifor, Local 2002 (formerly known as the General
Workers Union of Canada (CAW-Canada)), on reaching an agreement which
has been ratified by the membership.
"I am pleased that Canadian North and Unifor, Local 2002, have worked
together to achieve an agreement," said Minister Leitch. "Both parties
remained focused on the negotiation process which was beneficial in
avoiding any work stoppages and ensured uninterrupted services at
Canadian North airline provides scheduled flights and cargo services
throughout Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. The previous
collective agreement, covering 146 ticket agents and cargo handlers,
expired on December 31, 2012.
The Labour Program's Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service provides
dispute resolution and prevention assistance to trade unions and
employers under the Canada Labour Code.
SOURCE: Employment and Social Development Canada
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