Montreal, March 4, 2011
Handlex, a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc. offering airport ground services, has come to terms on the renewal of four collective agreements with approximately 700 Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver employees, including passenger service and cabin service attendants as well as ramp personnel in Vancouver. All four agreements have now been ratified.
“We are pleased with these agreements reached with our employees and their representatives, with whom we have always enjoyed excellent labour relations,” said Handlex President and General Manager Jean-Luc Paiement.
Ramp employees in Toronto and Montreal remain in lock-out.
Handlex provides airport ground services, including passenger reception and check-in, baggage- and cargo-handling, aircraft cleaning and ramp services, at Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver international airports. With 1,200 employees, Handlex is a partner of some 20 airlines in Canada. Handlex is a subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.
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