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Press release from CNW Group


Thursday, September 09, 2010

JAZZ AIR LP ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH ITS CREW SCHEDULERS' UNION15:30 EDT Thursday, September 09, 2010HALIFAX, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - Jazz Air LP (Jazz) announced today that it has reached a tentative labour contract with Crew Schedulers represented by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW).The CAW represents approximately 33 Crew Schedulers employed at Jazz. Further details of the agreement will not be released pending ratification."I commend the CAW leadership and Jazz management teams involved in the process for their hard work and professionalism," said Joseph D. Randell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jazz.Jazz's Dispatchers ratified their collective agreement on March 27, 2010. Jazz's Technical Services (Maintenance and Engineering) division ratified its agreement on September 12, 2009, and the airline's Customer Services and Aircraft Services divisions ratified their agreement on December 16, 2009. Both groups are represented by the CAW. Jazz's Pilots and Flight Attendants ratified their collective agreements on July 9 and July 16, 2010 respectively.Jazz is the second largest airline in Canada based on fleet size, operating approximately 840 flights daily to 84 destinations in Canada and the United States.For further information: Media Contacts: Teri Lake, (902) 873-5047, Halifax, Nova Scotia,; Debra Williams, (519) 457-8071, London, Ontario,;