Executive Aviation members secure benefits for part-time workers and guarantees in end rates

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March 20, 2023

The members at Executive Aviation in Sudbury ratified a three-year agreement on February 13, 2023. The new agreement includes the introduction of minimum wage plus language for end rates of pay with increases for Ground handlers of $.60 at ratification retroactive to date of expiry and additional increases in 2023 – $.30 and 2024 – $.30. There will also now be a Lead Hand grid with rates of MW+ $1.70 at date of ratification, 2023 – MW+ $1.80 and in 2024 – MW+ $2.00.

Part time workers will now be eligible to enroll in the benefit plan on a 50/50 cost share basis.

Other language improvements include:

  • Increase footwear allowance to $100 per year up from $75
  • Increase to the Training and Education Fund to $140 annually, up from $125.
  • Steward time off language added – two times per year unpaid.
  • Language added re: Seniority, where dates are the same, hours worked will be determining factor for senior person.
  • New – The employer will pay 50% for meeting rooms for negotiations.

Union negotiating committee: Julien Boulard. Union Representative: John Beaton

Catch up on all the negotiation highlights from across the province here.

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