New Agreement for CAW Local 1016 Members at Nav Canada

November 22, 2011, 12:00 PM EST

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CAW Local 1016 members who work at Nav Canada providing training and operational support for air traffic control have ratified a new two-year agreement.

The agreement includes wage increases of three per cent in each year. In addition the new agreement also provides new job security language and benefit improvements.

"To conclude a collective agreement without any government intervention in the federal sector is an in incredible accomplishment," said CAW National Representative Joel Fournier. "The bargaining committee put a lot effort into concluding this agreement and it has paid off for the membership," he said.

The new contract runs from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013 and covers about 280 CAW members who work at seven major airports across Canada, as well as Nav Canada's national headquarters in Ottawa.

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