Text Size: AAA

Media Room

The Winnipeg Airport Authority has been sitting on a potential threat to public safety for over a year.

Come gather today to send a message to the Winnipeg Airport Authority (WAA) and support PSAC/UCTE workers.

Following the failure to negotiate in good faith with workers, the employer is now negotiating in the media, rather than at the bargaining table. 

A strike began at the Winnipeg Airport Monday morning (July 24, 2017) at 3:00am. After seven days of negotiations with the assistance of a federally-appointed mediator aimed at resolving all outstanding issues in bargaining between the Winnipeg Airport and its General Bargaining Unit employees, members of UCTE Local 50600 of the PSAC, the employer left the talks at 6:00pm Sunday after tabling an offer which failed to address almost all of those issues.

A strike could occur at the Winnipeg Airport as early as Monday, if the union is unable to reach a tentative agreement with the employer. The Public Service Alliance of Canada served the required 72-hour notice late last night.

Pages