QUEBEC CITY - Local 2002 members working at the Aéroport de Québec in Quebec City voted 70% in favour of the tentative agreement presented to them at a ratification meeting on Dec. 12, 2022.
The new three-year contract offers wage increases of 6% in the first year, 4% in the second year and 4% in the third year.
Additional gains include a 2% increase in the employer’s contribution to the pension plan beginning Jan. 1, 2023, an increase in premiums, an improvement to the recall procedure, the introduction of employer-paid life insurance for dependents, improved banked time, improved personal leave in all categories, an additional statutory holiday, and quicker progression for earning additional vacation.
The new collective agreement also includes provisions aimed at better job stability and work-life balance.
“We are very proud of the contract we have negotiated, which will make the Aéroport de Québec a leading employer compared to other airports in the country when it comes to working conditions,” said David Leblond, a Unifor Quebec national representative.
Unifor represents 90 employees working in different jobs at the Quebec City airport.