Saturday November 23rd 2019 - Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Canada President Captian Tim Perry and Chris Tho joined TCRC PLBO Chairman Russ Archibald and Vice General Chairman Ed Page on the picket line today in Brampton Ontario.
The ALPA members brought their support and pizza for our members. Thier show of solidarity was uplifting to CTY members who have been on the picket line for 5 days. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference would like to thank Brother Perry and Brother Tho for coming out to support our fight for safety.
ALPA represents and advocates for over 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines, (14 airlines in Canada with almost 5500 pilots) making it the world’s largest airline pilot union. ALPA provides three critical services to its members: airline safety, security, and pilot assistance; representation; and advocacy. ALPA represents pilots’ views to decision-makers, including Parliament, various federal agencies, and ALPA pilot groups have negotiated hundreds of contracts with airlines.