NAV CANADA Announces Extension of Contract with Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada



    OTTAWA, March 2 /CNW Telbec/ - NAV CANADA announced today the results of
a survey that reopens the collective agreement and extends it for one
additional year with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of
Canada (PIPSC), the union representing some 340 employees in information
management, engineering support and various related functions.
    The extension essentially continues the current agreement, while adding a
3 per cent salary increase for the additional year.
    Ratified by PIPSC members on February 28, 2007, the extension adds a
fourth year to a contract that was in effect for the three-year period from
May 01, 2004 through April 30, 2007.
    "We are pleased with this outcome and look forward to a continued period
of labour stability with PIPSC," said John Crichton, President and CEO, NAV
CANADA.
    NAV CANADA, the country's civil air navigation services provider, is a
private sector, non-share capital corporation financed through publicly-traded
debt. With operations coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control,
flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services,
airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.




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For further information: John Morris, Director, Communications, (613)
563-7032; Louis Garneau, Manager, Media Relations, (613) 563-5972; Ron Singer,
Communications Advisor, (613) 563-7303; Media Information Line:
1-888-562-8226; www.navcanada.ca

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