GATINEAU, QC, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. Kellie
Leitch, Minister of Labour, congratulated the St. John's International
Airport Authority (SJIAA) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada
(PSAC) on renewing their collective agreement until December 31, 2016.
"I am very pleased that the St. John's International Airport Authority
and PSAC have ratified a memorandum of settlement that will end the
10-month work stoppage," said Minister Leitch. "Cooperative
labour-management relations support the economic prosperity of
The SJIAA is a private corporation responsible for the management,
maintenance and development of St. John's International Airport. The
PSAC bargaining unit represents approximately 90 clerical, office,
maintenance and fire safety employees whose previous collective
agreement expired on November 30, 2009.
This agreement was reached with assistance from the Labour Program's
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The FMCS provides
dispute resolution and prevention assistance to trade unions and
employers under the jurisdiction of the Canada Labour Code.
SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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