Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

February 13, 2012 19:59 ET

Minister Raitt Congratulates Air Canada and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association on Reaching a Tentative Agreement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 13, 2012) - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, congratulated Air Canada and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association on reaching a new tentative collective agreement.

"I would like to commend Air Canada and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association for maintaining strong labour-management relations during a period of economic fragility," said Minister Raitt. "I am very pleased that the parties worked diligently together to reach a tentative agreement and look forward to its ratification."

The Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association represents a unit of approximately 75 flight dispatchers who are responsible for flight planning and monitoring. Their previous collective agreement expired on March 31, 2011.

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  • Ashley Kelahear
    Press Secretary
    Office of Minister Raitt
    819-953-5646

    Media Relations Office
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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