OTTAWA, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour
Minister, applauded Porter FBO Limited and the Canadian Office and
Professional Employees Union, Local 343, on ratifying their first
"I am pleased that Porter and the union worked together and reached a
collective agreement," said Minister Raitt. "Strong labour-management
relations contribute to the economic prosperity of all Canadians."
Certified by the Canada Industrial Relations Board on July 17, 2012, the
Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union represents 24
employees working as customer, line and hand-line service
representatives at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
The agreement was reached with assistance from the Labour Program's
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The Federal Mediation and
Conciliation Service 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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