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Airport employees wearing street clothes in protest of pay rates and working conditions

Security screening officers at 42 airports across Canada, including the Ottawa International Airport, will wear street clothes on the job to draw attention to longstanding concerns over substandard pay and working conditions.
Ottawa Airport
Ottawa Airport. File photo

Security screening officers at 42 airports across Canada, including the Ottawa International Airport, will wear street clothes on the job to draw attention to longstanding concerns over substandard pay and working conditions on Monday, June 20. 

Security screeners, members of the United Steelworkers union (USW), will be participating in 'Casual Monday' at airports in the following communities:

Ontario:

  • Ottawa
  • Hamilton
  • Kitchener
  • Windsor
  • Kingston
  • Mount Hope
  • Sarnia
  • Waterloo
  • Timmins

British Columbia:

  • Abbotsford
  • Kamloops

Yukon:

  • Whitehorse

Newfoundland and Labrador:

  • St. John's
  • Deer Lake
  • Stephenville
  • St. Anthony
  • Wabush
  • Goose Bay
  • Churchill Falls
  • Gander

Québec:

  • Montreal
  • Quebec City
  • Bagotville
  • Val D'Or
  • Rouyn-Noranda
  • Gaspé
  • Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Baie-Comeau
  • Sept-Îles
  • Mont-Joli
  • Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon
  • La Grande Rivière,
  • Kuujuuarapik
  • Chibougamou
  • La Macaza

Prince Edward Island:

  • Charlottetown

Nova Scotia:

  • Halifax
  • Sydney

New Brunswick:

  • Moncton
  • Fredericton
  • Saint John
  • Bathurst

Service at the airport in Ottawa is not expected to be disrupted. 






 

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