-Air Canada flight attendants have turned down a tentative agreement reached last month with 87.8% voting against it.
“The results send a strong message to the company,” Jeff Taylor, President of the Air Canada Component of CUPE, said in the news release. “We have heard our members loud and clear.”
“After a decade of concessions, the membership has clearly said it wants a fair deal, especially since the company is in a much better financial position,” Taylor added.
Related: Ms. Magazine has a post up on why collective bargaining is pivotal to women’s economic rights.
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