Who We Are

Who We Are

  

Unifor is a strong and effective union striving to protect the economic rights of our members. We are committed to building the strongest and most relevant union to bargain on behalf of all members. We are dedicated to providing members with a decent standard of living while ensuring that dignity and respect is part of every workplace.

Unifor Local 2002 represents over 14,000 members across Canada in all provinces and territories.

  

  

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(Montreal, Vancouver) Our members assist with the booking of various rewards for customers, provide answers to customer service questions related to online bookings, and support customers with their online transactions. Aeroplan is a loyalty marketing program operated by Aimia Inc.

 > AEROPLAN

  

  

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(Canada) Our Union represents members who work across Canada in three different bargaining units at Air Canada: Customer Sales & Service (Airports), Call Centres, Customer Journey Management, Customer Relations, Inflight Crew Scheduling and Flight Operations Crew Scheduling.

 > AIR CANADA

  

  

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(Toronto, Calgary) Our members at Air Georgian perform crew scheduling, flight dispatching, aircraft maintenance and clerical functions. Air Georgian operates routes throughout Ontario and into the United States on behalf of Air Canada.

 > AIR GEORGIAN LTD.

  

  

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(Toronto, Calgary, and Moncton) Our members in Toronto, Calgary, and Moncton have three different collective agreements, they provide Passenger Service, Ramp, and Maintenance services as contract workers for various airlines. Job functions include customer check-in, loading/unloading of cargo, processing of inbound and outbound shipments, baggage handling, marshaling of aircraft, warehouse, and other related duties.

 >  AIRPORT TERMINAL SERVICES (ATS)

  

  

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(Toronto) Our members at A.S.P perform security-related functions at airport entrances throughout Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Members provide terminal access control, door patrol, airside access, pass control, and security specialists. Members also perform work as Canine security specialists responding to security calls for explosive detection and other related security concerns. Unifor represents Operational Support Representatives (OSRs) providing passenger, queue management and access control into various areas within the terminals.

 > A.S.P SECURITY SERVICES

  

  

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(Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary, Yellowknife, Iqaluit, Eastern and Western Arctic) Local 2002 represents two bargaining units at Canadian North: Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and Customer Service Agents.

 > CANADIAN NORTH

  

  

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(Vancouver) Our members provide in-flight food catering for a number of airlines operating from Vancouver International Airport including Korean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Lufthansa. Members also prepare and package takeout food items for the Starbucks coffee chain.

 > CLS CATERING SERVICES

  

  

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(Toronto) Our members are responsible for ground operations, including grooming, cargo running, and lavatory services at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Envoy Air is the regional affiliate of American Airlines.

 > ENVOY AIR

  

  

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(Halifax, Gander) Our members are pilots at EVAS Air Charters, operating as an Express Carrier on behalf of Air Canada. EVAS operates scheduled flights throughout Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island utilizing a fleet of Beechcraft aircraft.

 > EXPLOITS VALLEY AIR SERVICES (EVAS)

  

  

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(Northern Canada, Ottawa, Western and Eastern Arctic) Our members in Northern Canada, Ottawa, and Western and Eastern Arctic are employed as customer service agents (at airports, reservations, and cargo), and station agents (performing all functions). Members at the airport work at the ticket counters, process passengers, and baggage at check-in, boarding, deplaning of customers, and assist passengers with mobility and special needs.

 > FIRST AIR

  

  

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(Kelowna) Our members are pilots working at Flair Airlines. Supplying large aircraft contracts and ad hoc charter services throughout Canada and beyond. Flair Airlines Ltd. is a privately owned Canadian charter airline based in Kelowna, British Columbia, with a business model as an ultra-Low-Cost Carrier (ULCC).

 > FLAIR AIRLINES

  

  

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(Toronto) Our members are responsible for the day to day operations of the largest airport in Canada. Performing a wide variety of assignments from baggage system operators, engineers, clerical and deicing coordinators to facility technicians. Unifor is the exclusive bargaining agent for all employees of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

 > GREATER TORONTO AIRPORTS AUTHORITY

  

  

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(Saint John) Our members are responsible for almost every aspect of hotel operation including engineering, front desk reception, housekeeping, kitchen functions and banquets at the Saint John Hilton Hotel and Convention Center.

 > HILTON HOTEL

  

  

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(Canada) Our union represents members across Canada in three different bargaining units at Jazz Aviation Ltd: Customer and Aircraft Services, Crew Schedulers, Line Technical Services.

 > JAZZ AVIATION L.P.

  

  

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(Toronto) Members are baggage system operators and maintenance personnel they are responsible to ensure that kilometers of baggage belts are fully operational at Pearson International Airport, Terminal One.

 > JERVIS B WEBB AIRPORT SERVICES

  

  

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(Halifax) Our technical service members are employed in Halifax performing heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft to third parties including Jazz Aviation and Air Georgian. Jazz Technical Services/JTS is a division of Jazz Aviation L.P.

 > JAZZ TECHNICAL SERVICES (JTS)

  

  

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(Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, and Vancouver) Our members are Morningstar pilots who work on a contract basis for Federal Express moving cargo across Canada. Our pilots fly Boeing B757s, Caravans and ATRs. Morningstar Air Express is an industry-leading provider of specialized air cargo services.

 >  MORNINGSTAR AIR EXPRESS

  

  

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(Alert, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut) Our members supply a complete range of support services to Canada’s Department of National Defense including facilities maintenance, airfield operations, food services and transport, logistical and administrative support at CFS Alert. Nunavut is located approximately 817 km from the North Pole.

 > NASITTUQ

  

  

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(Ontario) Our members are paramedics responsible for patient care and medical transfers. Ornge operates the largest and most sophisticated program of aero-medical transport in North America. Members provide care to patients in both fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulances.

 > ORNGE

  

  

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(Montreal) Our members are pilots from Quebec’s largest independent airline operating from Saint-Hubert Airport on Montreal’s south shore. Pascan Aviation is a regional airline based in Saint-Hubert and operates scheduled services within Quebec and Labrador and provides aircraft charter services.

 > PASCAN AVIATION

  

  

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(Winnipeg & Thompson) Unifor Local 2002 represents two bargaining units - pilots and flight attendants. Flight Attendants at Perimeter are ambassadors of safety and customer service onboard. Perimeter provides scheduled passenger, charter and medevac service to remote communities throughout Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. For Pilots, there are two type of operations: scheduled and charter services in Winnipeg (YWG). The Pilots fly Dash 8's and the medevac operation members work on the metroline aircraft stationed in Thompson, Manitoba.

 >  PERIMETER AVIATION L.P.

  

  

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(Toronto) Our members work at Toronto’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. There are three different bargaining units at Porter Airlines: Customer Service Representatives/Customer Service Ambassadors, Ramp Attendants, Facilities Cleaners/Groomers.

 > PORTER AIRLINES

  

  

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(Rouyn-Noranda, Montreal) Our members include nurses, pilots, maintenance technicians, and ground personnel servicing mostly Northern Quebec. The company is a leader in charter transportation for passengers, air cargo, and is the primary provider of air taxi and aeromedical evacuations in parts of Quebec, Ontario, and areas of northeast United States.

 > PROPAIR

  

  

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(Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Vancouver) Unifor Local 2002 represents four separate bargaining units and provides passenger ground handling services in the aviation industry. Swissport also provides service to chartered and scheduled airlines.

 > SWISSPORT

  

  

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(Montreal, Toronto) Our members perform cargo and warehouse work for various airlines. Worldwide Flight Services is one of the world’s leading providers of ground handling services, serving over 300 airlines at airports on five continents.

 >  WORLDWIDE FLIGHT SERVICES

  

  

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