NAV CANADA

NAV CANADA

February 24, 2012 16:00 ET

NAV CANADA Announces Ratification of Agreement with PSAC

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2012) - NAV CANADA today announced the successful conclusion of collective bargaining with the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) which represents approximately 300 employees involved in a variety of work including clerical and administrative, drafting and illustration, educational support, engineering and scientific support, general labour and trades, general services, information services, commercial relations, revenue collection and customer service.

Members of PSAC voted in favour of the tentative agreement reached on January 27, 2012. The new collective agreement runs until December 31, 2013, and provides for wage increases of 3 per cent on March 1, 2012, and 3 per cent on January 1, 2013. A number of amendments and productivity enhancing changes also form part of the agreement, including reductions to severance benefits.

Marking 15 years as Canada's private sector civil air navigation services provider, with operations from coast to coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.

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