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

CUPE wins court case regarding passenger safety!! Details here.

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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.

Protect your pensions! Watch this video to see why C-27 is so dangerous. Get CUPE National President Mark Hancock's letter to the government here.

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.

Improvements to EI for Maternity
As of December 3, 2017, eligible pregnant employees will be able to receive EI Maternity benefits up to 12 weeks before their due date. Parents will also be able to choose to receive EI benefits at the current maximum benefit rate of $543 / week or up to 18 months at a max benefit rate of $326. Check our November bulletin for more info or visit your local Service Canada office.

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The GoodLife registration program is available here.

Check out our new "Days Off" page, for interesting movies, books, music, recipes and apps and our new "Community Page" to see what your fellow F/As are doing!

Upcoming Events

PBS Monthly Bidding Info

January is a 31-day block month.
It is from Jan 1st to Jan 31st
It is an 80-hour block month. Min is 71 and Max is 80.

The new ui will run along with the current bidding system until the month of March 2018

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 Dec 8th @0800
Bids close Dec 14th @0800
Awards published Dec 16th @2300
Contesting opens Dec 16th @2300
Contesting closes Dec 19th @2300
Contesting published Dec 20th @2300

Bid assistance hours

Dec 08th from 10:00 to 17:00
Dec 09th from 11:30 to 18:30
Dec 10th from 09:00 to 16:00
Dec 11th from 10:00 to 17:00
Dec 12th from 11:00 to 18:00
Dec 13th from 11:30 to 18:30

Please Note: Due to the renovations in the communication center the telephone number (905-676-4300 ext 1373040) is no longer available.
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. You also may also leave us a message on the PBS line 416-798-3399 ext 252.

ON Dec 11th and 12th there will presentations in the communication center. The hours are as follows:
Dec 11th 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00
Dec 12th 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00

The transition period for the new UI has been extended until March 2018. As of April 2018 bidding (for the May 2018 block month) only the new UI interface will be available.

On Board Crew Rest

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

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 over 11:30 are entitled to 2 hours crew rest

LOU 18 flights:
duty periods under 14h59 are entitled to 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.

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

Use this link to report on board crew rest issues:

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