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Air Canada could face second strike

Sept. 13, 2011, Montreal - Air Canada could face its second strike this year as flight attendants are expected to endorse a strike today that could begin as early as Sept. 21.


September 13, 2011
By The Canadian Press

The results of a 10-day strike vote are expected to be released this afternoon.

Unless a last-minute deal is reached, a strike would be Air Canada's second labour disruption in three months.

About 3,800 customer sales and service representatives represented by the Canadian Auto Workers union held a three-day strike in June.

Union officials say Air Canada employees are mad about concessions made for more than a decade to make the Montreal-based airline financially viable.

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