OTTAWA, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour
Minister, commended Securitas Transport Aviation Security Limited and
the United Steelworkers (USW) following ratification of a new
collective agreement by members at Deer Lake Regional Airport in
"I am pleased that Securitas Transport Aviation Security Limited and USW
reached an agreement," said Minister Raitt. "Strong labour-management
relations benefit the economic prosperity and security of Canadians."
The USW union independently represents some 37 employees who provide
pre-boarding security at the Deer Lake Regional Airport.
The agreement was reached with assistance from the Labour Program's
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, which provides dispute
resolution and dispute prevention assistance to trade unions and
employers under the Canada Labour Code.
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SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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Office of Minister Raitt
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