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We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide credible and knowledgeable advice in all areas of Labour Relations, including interpretation of the Collective Agreement, the Canada Labour Code, Health and Safety issues, arbitrations and jurisprudence to management and personnel responsible for bargaining unit employees.
You will assist the Director, Labour Relations, in the day-to-day interaction with bargaining unit representatives and line management as it relates to labour relations. You will assist with grievance handling and the administration of collective agreements and all other corporate policies applicable to bargaining unit employees.
To liaise with union representatives to promote a co-operative and effective labour relations climate.
To prepare and conduct training on assorted labour Relations matters such as the Collective Agreement, Canada Labour Code, attendance, applications of discipline and effective conflict resolution.
To research grievance / arbitration and bargaining issues.
To represent the Company at grievance and arbitration hearings.
To provide support and assistance in the negotiations of major collective agreements.
To represent the Company at various external agencies, e.g. CLRB, FETCO, HRDC.
Degree in Industrial Relations or equivalent
Relevant experience in the discipline
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills in English
Strong understanding of IAMAW and Unifor Collective Agreement provisions relating to manpower distribution within an airports environment
Strong negotiating abilities, good judgment and a good sense of initiative.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Ability to work well under pressure with minimum supervision; aptitude to cope with heavy workload
Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We, therefore, encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.
Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.