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Extension of collective agreement ratified by Unifor Local 1016

(Ottawa, December 21, 2015) – NAV CANADA announced today the ratification of a one year extension to the collective agreement with Unifor Local 1016, which represents approximately 260 employees working as Air Traffic Operational Specialists and Operational Training Specialists in Area Control Centres as well as a variety of positions in the Ottawa area involved with Aeronautical Information Management, Flight Billing, NOTAM and National Systems Control Centre.
 
Members of Unifor Local 1016 voted in favour of extending the collective agreement to June 30, 2017. The extension continues the current agreement while adding a 2.5 per cent salary increase for the additional year.
 
NAV CANADA is the country's private sector civil air navigation service provider. With operations from coast to coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.
 
For further information, please contact:
 
Michelle Bishop
Director, Government and Public Affairs
(613) 563-7520
 
Ron Singer
National Manager, Media Relations
(613) 563-7303
 
Media Information Line: 1-888-562-8226