Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CUPE Dismayed by Cathay Pacific's Closure of Toronto Cabin Crew Base, Affecting 120

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CUPE Dismayed by Cathay Pacific's Closure of Toronto Cabin Crew Base, Affecting 120

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Cathay Pacific to close Toronto crew base

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TORONTO - The union representing Cathay Pacific employees says it is dismayed by the airline's decision to close its Toronto cabin crew base, which it says will force more than 120 flight attendants to lose their jobs.

The Canadian Union of Public Employees says the announcement comes as the Hong Kong-based airline opens its latest round of bargaining with Local 4088.

The union says Cathay Pacific last month announced its intent to contract out all customer service agents at the Vancouver airport as of July 3, affecting another 46 union members.

It says the airline could have worked with CUPE to address its financial concerns without having to close the Toronto base, or if no other option was found, to pursue a more collaborative way to announce the decision. …

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