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AC flight attendants serve strike notice

Sept. 19, 2011, Montreal - Air Canada's flight attendants have given their strike notice and could be off the job as early as Wednesday.


September 19, 2011
By The Canadian Press

The notification was delivered to a federal mediator Friday evening, and sets the clock ticking for a showdown between 6,000 flight attendants and Air Canada.

There's still a possibility that the two sides can reach a deal ahead of the deadline.

Earlier in the day, federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt said she would call both sides for a meeting in Ottawa if no deal was reached by the weekend.