Airlines

Browse Teamsters Canada airlines trade news. Local union news about flight crew and pilots, catering services, cargo, fueling services, maintenance, security services, grooming divisions and more.

Pre-Board Screeners at Saskatoon International Airport Join Teamsters

We’re happy to report a major organizing victory out of Local Union 395! The pre-board screeners at the Saskatoon International Airport voted overwhelmingly to join the Teamsters. These 85 new members were looking for...

Airport Strike Over at Toronto Pearson

The 80-day strike at Pearson Airport by members of Teamsters Local Union 419 is officially over. “I would like to thank our members, mediators and the bargaining committee for their time and efforts over the past months,” said Harjinder Badial, Vice-President of Local Union 419.

Pearson Baggage Handling Company Hiring Untrained Temp Workers, Jeopardizing Safety

Baggage handling company Swissport hired close to 250 untrained temporary workers at Pearson International Airport. Teamsters Local Union 419, which represents regular baggage handling workers, is concerned that this may have compromised safety at the airport...

Air Inuit: New Collective Agreement After Two Years of Talks

The roughly 160 pilots and flight attendants employed by Air Inuit ratified a new collective agreement that guarantees industrial peace with the air carrier until 2023. Non-monetary and monetary clauses will be enhanced in the new contract. Teamsters Local Union 1999 has represented Air Inuit workers since 1996...

Pearson Baggage Handlers & Ground Crew on Strike

Over 700 workers employed by Swissport at Pearson Airport walked off the job tonight at 9:30 pm. The workers handle baggage and cargo, tow planes, clean cabins, and perform flight operations tasks for over 30 airlines. The company’s uncompromising attitude and disrespect for workers are directly responsible for this labour dispute...

New Collective Agreement for Edmonton Airport Security Guards

Banked overtime and wage increases are some the highlights of the new collective agreement.