This committee has been created to expedite the grievance process and ensure that all grievances are addressed in a fair and timely fashion. The grievance procedure is to establish a mutually agreed upon method for resolving disputes arising over the interpretation or application of particular clauses in our Collective Agreement and/or Air Canada policy. For questions about grievances, please contact your representative or committee chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Health and Safety
The Health and Safety of our members is a priority and our committee representatives are available to hear and address your concerns. The H&S committee works to ensure that all legislative requirements contained in Part II of the Canada Labour Code, the Aviation Occupational Safety and Health regulations (AOSH), the Canada Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) regulations, as well as other relevant Flight Attendant related legislation such as the CARS are upheld and implemented by the Employer system wide. For questions or concerns, please contact your Local H&S office at 604-276-4625 or 604-276-4620
Note: For emergency issues, i.e. right to refuse dangerous work, please contact a Local VP at 604-295-4259 or after office hours emergency line at 1-866-758-3037 so that an OHS representative can assist you.
Rae Cheng – Chair
Hotel and Transportation
Problems with your layover hotel? Not getting the proper allowance on your pairing? We are here to assist! For any issues related to safety and comfort are addressed by our component committee.
Melinda Allen – Chair
If you have any concerns or questions on layover hotels, please fill out “Hotel and Crew Transportation Report” the in AC’s GLOBE portal (click link “Crew Care” under Crew Scheduling and Planning). A copy will be automatically forwarded to the CUPE Hotel Committee.
Your blocking committee representatives watch over our Preferential Bidding System (PBS) and provide bidding assistance. The goal of the PBS Committee is to ensure the system is reliable and that our members have all relevant information and skills required to utilize PBS to the best benefit of their seniority. For all queries regarding pairings, PBS block awards and contesting, please send an e-mail to the blocking committee.
Cindy Bell – Chair
The purpose and objective of the pension committee is to advocate, educate and communicate pension matters that are important to you. For any pension questions please contact
Hugh Chetwynd – Chair
The reserve conditions both in the Collective Agreement and at our base need special attention and this committee has been created to focus on these important issues. The reserve committee is an invaluable too in the preservation of reserve rights under the CA, as well as provides reserve members with a voice.
The Component Tabulating Committee is comprised of a Component Tabulating Chairperson, and Local Tabulating representatives from each base. The tabulating committee abides by the Component By-laws to oversee elections, ratification votes etc. It prepares information and bulletins to help aid in the voting process. It also deals with any appeals that may arise after an election.
Anuschka Elkei – Chair
Crew Rest Committee
For questions or concerns about Crew Rest, please contact your representative or committee chairperson
Robert Hatfield – Chair
Your reps will see that our new uniform meets our standards of comfort, safety and style. In coordination with our Component Uniform Committee, our mandate is to monitor and address with the Company all issues surrounding Flight Attendant’s uniform. In addition, health and safety issues related to the uniform will be identified and handled cooperatively with the Union’s Health and Safety Representatives for appropriate action.
For questions or concerns, please contact your representative or committee chairperson.
Have you been injured on duty? Well you have come to the right place! The WSIB Committee will help you get through the process.
WCB YVR Representative:
Component Committee Chairperson:
Tamara Di Maddalena
We are a predominantly female workforce and this committee works on issues of special concern for women and the broader community.
Contact Carolyn Bugnon at email@example.com