June 1, 2022

Airport service members at Local Lodge 16 (Swissport) ratify contract

Richmond, BC – Four hundred ramp, grooming, baggage sortation and maintenance workers from Local Lodge 16 working at Swissport ratified their contract in December 2021. The three-year contract included enhancements in wages, signing bonus, increase in premiums and a guarantee on employee benefits costs and was ratified by a count of 69%. Other improvements include a better flexibility for time off. Wage increases were front-end-loaded and were between 20-23%. Both

Local Lodge 16 members at British Airways ratify contract

Vancouver, B.C. – IAM Local Lodge 16 is a local made up of a variety of airport workers working for different employers. Although it can sometimes be a challenge, General Chairperson Todd Haverstock manages to make sure they involved in their contract negotiations and in touch with what they are bargaining. British Airways – Customer Service Agents in Richmond, BC ratified the agreement in December 2021. The 25 members voted