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News Release -
Jazz Air LP announces tentative agreement with its Customer Service Agents' unionHALIFAX, Aug. 28, 2009 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- First tentative agreement reached in 2009 negotiations
Jazz Air LP announced today that it has reached a tentative labour contract with the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 2002.
The agreement is subject to a ratification vote by union members and covers approximately 1000 CAW-represented Customer Service Agents employed by Jazz Air LP. Further details of the agreement will not be released pending ratification.
"I sincerely thank both the CAW and management bargaining teams for their professionalism throughout the negotiation process. The completion of this tentative agreement is a very important first step in the 2009 renewal of all Jazz's labour contracts", said Joseph Randell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jazz.
Jazz is the second largest airline in Canada based on fleet size, operating over 850 flights daily to 84 destinations in Canada and the United States.
SOURCE: JAZZ AIR INCOME FUND
SOURCE: AIR CANADA JAZZ
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