Seniority Bid Restart and Deferral Withdrawal

August 16, 2021 Seniority Bid Restart and Deferral Withdrawal                   In June 2020, an agreement was made with NAV Canada to defer the National Seniority Bid for the 2021 year. There was further communication in October 2020 updating the membership on the continued pause on training. NAV Canada has recently advised CATCA and announced to employees […]

Update on Flexible Work Arrangements Program

August 16, 2021 Update on Flexible Work Arrangements Program As stated previously in a B&F dated July 14, 2021, the Union and the Company were to complete consultations regarding a Flexible Work Arrangement Program. Discussions are ongoing between NAV Canada and CATCA on the proposed Flexible Work Arrangements Program to resolve some questions. Progress has […]

ATC Premium Update

August 3, 2021 ATC Premium Update The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly affected the aviation sector and along with Government imposed travel restrictions there has been a significant decline in air traffic. This has not remained the case for some of our General Aviation airports where traffic is already reaching, and in several cases, exceeding 2019 […]

Flexible Work Arrangements

July 14, 2021 Flexible Work Arrangements In the June 30th edition of NAV Canada Now (and elsewhere), all employees who currently work from home were instructed to complete a form on Workday indicating whether they wish to request a Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA). Completion of this form is marked as mandatory and must be completed […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

July 12, 2021 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation The House of Commons passed Bill C-5 on May 28, 2021. This Bill is an Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation). The Act is a response to the Truth and […]

Update on Grievances and the Unfair Labour Practice (ULP)

July 7, 2021 Update on Grievances and the Unfair Labour Practice (ULP) As all members are aware, CATCA had initiated various forms of legal action in December 2020 and January 2021 in response to actions NAV Canada had taken when issuing 49 letters of surplus to members in 4 ACCs and the launch of 7 […]

CATCA Classification Working Group Member Appointments

June 25, 2021 CATCA Classification Working Group Member Appointments As outlined in the April 22, 2021, B&F, the following appointments have been made by the CATCA Executive Board (EB) for the two (2) volunteer positions on the CATCA Classification Working Group: Volunteer full member: Kristen Wicks, Edmonton Tower. Volunteer alternate member: James Kerwin, Langley Tower. […]

Member Update

June 11, 2021 Member Update Please find the latest edition of updates to the membership about ongoing Union business. Last week, NAV Canada announced that all surplus letters and vulnerability letters would be rescinded. This was undoubtedly welcomed news and provided some relief to the stresses our Members have had to endure at the hands […]

NAV Canada Rescinds Layoff Notices

June 4, 2021 NAV Canada Rescinds Layoff Notices CATCA was informed this afternoon by NAV Canada that all 41 outstanding letters of surplus have been rescinded. Members will return to their positions after a short period of adjustment. While CATCA is very happy for our members and their re-established job security, it continues to concern […]

Member Weekly Update – Edition #19

May 27, 2021 Member Weekly Update – Edition #19 Please find the latest edition of weekly updates to the membership about ongoing Union business. The CATCA Executive Board (EB) continues to pursue the issues of fatigue, burn out and the mental anguish caused by NAV Canada’s decisions. It is important to recognize that Members who […]