Member Weekly Update

January 13, 2021 Member Weekly Update As all of you are aware, on November 27, 2020, CATCA was served with notice on a Friday afternoon that NAV Canada was invoking Article 33 and giving the Union written notice that there may be potential job displacements. As soon as this notice was received, CATCA immediately pressed […]

Harassment and Violence in the Workplace

January 8, 2021 Harassment and Violence in the Workplace As of January 1, 2021, the new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations came into force for all workers in the federal sector. These new regulations will help better prevent and actively address harassment and violence in the workplace. The new regulations outline the essential elements […]

Happy New Year

January 7, 2021 Happy New Year As we welcome 2021 with open arms (from a safe distance), the Executive Board (EB) would like to extend its sincerest wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year. Last year was challenging and not without hardships. The EB has been working tirelessly and will continue to do so […]

Lewis Gottheil Retirement Announcement

January 7, 2021 Lewis Gottheil Retirement Announcement Dear Members, Please join the CATCA Executive Board (EB) in extending our best wishes to Lewis Gottheil, who has retired after seven years of service to CATCA as its Legal Counsel and Advisor. As a founding member and Director of the CAW-Canada Legal Department, Mr. Gottheil appeared as […]

Call for Nominations: Central Regional Vice President

December 31, 2020 Call for Nominations: Central Regional Vice President The Executive Board (EB) met this week and discussed the recent retirement notice given by David Doerksen, effective Monday, January 4th, 2021. Under the current circumstances (COVID-19) the EB passed a resolution suspending section 6.2 (b) of the Union’s Policy Book. The suspension of the […]

Employment Security Update

December 23, 2020 Employment Security Update As NAV Canada continues to move forward with their plans in rapid fashion without including the union in any meaningful consultation, CATCA has filed policy grievances on a number of Articles in the last few days, including 4, 5, 10, 31, 32 and 33.  Furthermore, we are currently preparing […]

Office Closure – Winter Holidays 2020

December 22, 2020 Office Closure – Winter Holidays 2020 The National Office will be closed from 12:00pm ET Wednesday, December 23, 2020, until Monday, January 4, 2021. Please contact your Regional Vice President with anything urgent during this time. This has been an extremely challenging year for all of us. The effects of the COVID […]

NCBAA Appointment to NAV Canada Board of Directors

December 22, 2020 CATCA Members RE: NCBAA Appointment to NAV Canada Board of Directors Dear Members, The NAV Canada Bargaining Agents Association (NCBAA) has announced that Mr. Peter Duffey will be appointed as one of its two nominee Directors to the NAV Canada Board of Directors (NCBAA announcement here).  Mr. Duffey’s term will begin on […]

RVP Central Retirement Announcement

December 21, 2020 Dear Members, We write to inform you that CATCA Central Regional Vice President, Mr. David Doerksen, has tendered his retirement notice to NAV Canada and the CATCA Executive Board, effective as of January 4, 2021. Mr. Doerksen was dedicated to CATCA and his representation of all Members.  David has truly been instrumental […]

Workforce Adjustment Turbulence Continues

December 18, 2020 Workforce Adjustment Turbulence Continues CATCA met with NAV Canada Executives last Friday, and again on Monday. The purpose of these meetings was an attempt to have the Company withdraw surplus notices and level of service (LOS) reviews and begin meaningful consultations to find ways to minimize adverse consequences of job displacements and […]

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