Welcome to the CUPE Local 4092 Official Website, representing Air Canada Flight Attendants in Toronto!

Contact your Union Directly
Just another friendly reminder that your YYZ union office is open and available to deal with your concerns 6 days a week. Monday to Friday our hours are 9-6 pm, Saturday and holidays 10-4. You can email us anytime at office@local4092.ca or call (905) 676-4293. Due to the high volume of investigatory meetings, there may be a delay in responding to your concern, so please always leave a message. We will call you back later that day.To join our email list, change your address or contact info, follow this link. When you contact us directly, we will be able to assess the situation and advise you of your rights and the proper course of action in order to resolve your issue in the most expedient manner. Social media is not an efficient way to inform us of your concerns.

Meet and Greet with the members of your ACCEX!

The Air Canada Component Executive, known as ACCEX, is comprised of the local presidents of the 4 mainline bases (YYZ - Denis Monpetit, YUL Guillaume Leduc, YYC Kim Wentzell and YVR - Carolyn Bugnon), the Rouge Local President (Robin Jenkins) and the 3 Component Officers,(Marie-Helene Major, Beth Mahan and Wesley Lesosky.)

ACCEX will be meeting in Toronto in December and we would like to invite members to come and meet in an informal setting to answer questions and raise concerns. The meeting will take place December 10, 2018 at the following location:

Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard St W
Toronto, ON

Windsor Room 18:00 21:00

There is no official agenda and no minutes will be taken.

Being asked to wear your brevet? Click here for the arbitration stating that you have the choice on whether or not to wear brevets.

Have an OBSM on board? The consent award tells you what they can and cannot do on board and this bulletin outlines the ongoing issues CUPE has with the program. Check out the November 2016 Move Me News for a list of OBSMs and the January 3 2017 editions for a list of CNX managers, or come by the office for a list of names.

Sign up for our newsletters and stay up to date! Click here for our online newsletter archive page or go to the "News" tab for PDF versions.

We have recently renewed our Corporate membership agreement with GoodLife Fitness.

On October 25, 2018, the annual membership rate will increase to $429. However, new members who wish to join can do so prior to October 24, 2018 at the current rate of $399. Existing members whose annual membership concludes prior to October 24th can also take advantage of the current rate of $399.

Please click HERE to read the information package provided by GoodLife.

For information on the Union Pearson Express Employee program, click here.

Upcoming Events

PBS Monthly Bidding Info

The Union has agreed to a let for Articles B2.02 (Mainline) and L55.14.04.02 (Rouge), Preparation of Blocks, to allow the bids to close earlier than 15 days prior to the end of the block month for both Mainline and Rouge.

For questions with tthe trip trade system, email trip.tradeyyz@gmail.com

December is a 30-day block month, Min 71 Max 80, from Dec 2nd to Dec 31st

REMINDER THE NEW UI WILL RUN ALONG WITH THE CURRENT BIDDING SYSTEM - There is no specific turn off date yet but when that happens there will be a two months warning.
you can watch the presentation of the NEW UI on YouTube: https://youtu.be/q-wMLOnN4Ss

New UI A reminder:
Any default bids with "GP" will not be converted. Any member with GP in their default bid will need to replace it with GJ.

A HELPFUL TIP: We encourage you to practice on the New UI. During this period both the new the current versions of PBS will be available for creating, modifying and submitting bids. You may take the opportunity to log into the new version to look and see and perhaps play with what is new. Remember that if you submit a bid in either versions then that bid will be submitted as an official bid. However, if you play with the new version and do not submit a bid then your official bid has not been changed.

Bids open Nov 9th at 0800
Bids close at Nov 15th at 0800
Awards published Nov 17th at 2300
Contesting opens Nov 17th at 2300
Contesting closes Nov 20th at 2300
Contesting published Nov 22nd at 2300
Netline published Nov 23rd

Bid assistance hours
Nov 9th Lynda 08:00 to 15:00 and Lynne 11:00 to 18:00
Nov 10th Claudia 09:00 to 16:00 and Roger 11:00 to 1800
Nov 11th Roger 11:00 to 18:00
Nov 12th Claudia 09:00 to 16:00 and JF 11:15 to 18:15
Nov 13th Lynda 08:00 to 15:00 and Lynne 11:00 to 18:00
Nov 14th Claudia 09:00 to 16:00 and JF 12:00 to 19:45

During bid assistance you may send us an email at pbsyyz@gmail.com. If you would like to speak to an instructor, in your email please include a telephone number so we may call you and the best hours to contact you.

Important dates to keep in mind and information to keep in mind
Christmas eve: Dec 24th
Christmas day; Dec 25th
New Years Eve: Dec 31st
Hanukkah 2018 will begin in the evening of
Sunday Dec 2nd and ends the evening of Monday Dec 10th

On Board Crew Rest

You are entitled to take your onboard crew rest, even if this means altering the service. See our bulletins below.

Crew Rest Committee Long Range Duty day Limits and Crew Rest
Local Bulletin
Component Bulletin
Crew Rest Guide & Sleepwear Provisions
Crew Bunks
December Crew Rest Guide

Please report to the Company and the union if you are unable to complete service and/ or schedule sufficient crew rest on long range flights. Please give us a schedule of how long the service took and and any further details on flight, such as equipment failures that prolonged service, turblence, passenger issues, medicals, crew complement, etc.

Under the terms of the Collective Agreement you are entitled to an additional 30 minutes crew rest on board LOU18 & 22 flights only. (See LOU 60 for detailed contract language)

Scheduled flight time 11:30 or greater are entitled to 2 hours crew rest

LOU 18 flights:
duty periods under 14h59 are entitled to a minimum of 2 ½ hrs on board crew rest
duty periods from 15 hrs to 16h15 are entitled to 4 hrs.

LOU 22A flights:
duty periods from 16h16 -17h10 are entitled to 4 hrs on board crew rest
duty periods from 17h11 - 18h00 are entitled to 4 ½ hrs.

LOU 22B flights:
scheduled duty period between 18:01-18:45 are entitled to 5 hours on board crew rest
scheduled duty period between 18:46- to 19:20 are entitiled to 5 1/2 hours on board crew rest

Meal breaks are to be taken separately from the on board crew rest.

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