Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Unifor Reach Collective Bargaining Agreement

TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is pleased to announce that a new collective bargaining agreement has been reached with Unifor, who represent 1050 employees at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

The new three year agreement will be in effect from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2019.

"The ratification of the new agreement represents stability in the airport authority's workforce for the next three years," said Howard Eng, President and CEO of the GTAA.  "We are very pleased to have reached a fair and balanced agreement. Our vision to become the best airport in the world will require all GTAA employees to work together as we deliver financial sustainability, aviation growth, and exceptional passenger service. We will continue to work with Unifor and other airport partners to ensure we can deliver on this goal."

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority is the operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport. With 41 million passengers in 2015, Toronto Pearson is Canada's largest airport, and North America's second-largest international passenger airport, as measured by the total number of annual international passengers. Toronto Pearson is a hub for the movement of people and goods across the country and the continent, and also around the globe.

The focus of the GTAA continues to be on growing Toronto Pearson's status as an international gateway: enhancing the customer experience, safety, security, the success of our airline partners and the regional economy.

SOURCE Greater Toronto Airports Authority

For further information: GTAA Media Office (416) 776-3709


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