Air Georgian and CUPE ratify agreement
Air Georgian on October 29 ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement with CUPE Local 4059. CUPE represents Air Georgian's 83 flight attendants working out of Toronto, from where they operate the airline's domestic and trans-border routes on CRJ 100/200 aircraft.
October 30, 2018 By Wings Staff
“I am extremely proud of the last two years of work the local has put in to conclude this agreement,” said Evyn Campbell, president, CUPE Local 4059.
Air Georgian explains highlights of the agreement include compensation increases, an RRSP contribution program, performance incentives, an increase in days off, and a three-tiered benefits plan. “This agreement… solidifies Air Georgian as a leading employer of flight attendants and recognizes the valuable contribution they bring to our mutual success,” said Julie Mailhot, COO, Air Georgian.
Air Georgian began flying for Air Canada in 2000 and now operates over 64,000 regional flights per year on behalf of Air Canada, carrying over 1.5 million passengers a year to 31 domestic and U.S. destinations.