Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

July 13, 2010 11:18 ET

Minister Raitt Applauds Resolution in Jazz Air Dispute

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Labour, congratulated Jazz Air Limited Partnership and the Air Line Pilots Association on renewing their collective agreement.

"I thank the Air Line Pilots Association, Jazz Air management, and the federal mediators, who worked diligently to arrive at a negotiated settlement," said Minister Raitt. "I applaud the parties for reaching an agreement and avoiding a work stoppage."

This agreement was reached through intense bargaining between both parties, with the assistance of mediators from the Government of Canada's Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. 

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Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Raitt
    Jocelyne Turner
    Press Secretary
    819-953-5646
    or
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559