Aveos Fleet Performance to begin liquidation; puts 2,600 employees out of work (TheBonnyvilleNouvelle.ca)

March 22, 2012

MONTREAL – Aveos Fleet Performance is liquidating its Canadian aircraft maintenance business, putting virtually all of the company’s 2,600 employees across the country out of work…

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said it was outraged by the sudden job loss.

“We’re extremely disappointed and we’re devastated for these people and we’re asking where is the federal government,” spokesman Bill Trbovich said in an interview.

He said the Harper government used the pretext of health and safety to prevent Air Canada workers from going on strike, but has been unwilling to help workers who are now unemployed.

Complete article in The BonnyvilleNouvelle.ca

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