April 15, 2015
Air Canada confirms ratification of new contract with International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Air Canada has received confirmation from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) representing the airline’s U.S.-based workforce that a new collective agreement reached February 4th, 2015 has been ratified. The new agreement is in effect until June 30th, 2019. The IBT represents approximately 650 Air Canada airport, cargo and call centre employees based in the United States. This agreement with the IBT follows the conclusion in February 2015 of a new agreement with UNITE representing Air Canada’s U.K. employees until 2019, and the conclusion in October 2014 of a new agreement with ACPA representing Air Canada’s pilots on collective agreement terms for ten years.