CUPE rectifies pay injustice for members at Air Canada (

CUPE’s Air Canada Component is pleased to see progress on an important pay issue for its members at Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge. The union spoke out last week about how ground delays at Pearson Airport, have been resulting in members working for significantly reduced pay or for free, due to an outdated policy […]

May 23, 2022

Air Canada flight 624 crash: a message from cupe’s airline division (

CUPE’s Airline Division and its many thousands of Canadian flight attendant members from across the country collectively breathed a sigh of relief at the news that all 132 passengers and 5 crew members had made it out safely after Air Canada flight 624 crash-landed in Halifax. “Words can’t express how relieved we all feel,” said […]

March 30, 2015

Canada: Flash mob held to protect air passenger safety

Less than 24 hours after Transport Canada granted an exemption to Air Canada to operate with fewer flight attendants, close to a hundred people took a stand against federal government and airline industry plans to weaken passenger safety, holding a flash mob outside Transport Canada’s Toronto offices on Yonge Street this afternoon. “We decided to […]

July 15, 2014