1310 NEWS: The Ed Hand Show – Taxi Audio

1310 NEWS: The Ed Hand Show – Taxi Audio Head of Unifor, Jerry Dias Airport Union Chair, Abed Madi Coventry Connections CEO, Hanif Patni Airport Spokesperson, Krista Kealy      ...

Unifor calls for action in taxi dispute

OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2015 /CNW/ – In an open letter published in the Ottawa Citizen today, Unifor is calling on the provincial government to help settle the taxi lockout in Ottawa – now in its f...

Plot of The Greedy – Divide & Rule

Part 1: Signing the airport contract. (Completed) Coventry Connections signed a long-term contract with the new Airport Authority CEO after being rejected by the previous Airport Authority CEO on nume...

CUPE 2424 Supporting Airport Drivers

Ottawa Taxi Update Good afternoon, As you’re aware the lock out of Airport Taxis (members of Unifor) is entering its fifth week.  In addition, the dispute regarding Uber continues and despite a fas...

Egan: Why Ottawa’s airport cabbies are right

The airport taxi drivers may be loud, disruptive and annoying, but here’s a thing: the taxis drivers are right. Strip away the anger and rhetoric, the noise-making and traffic snarling, the bad PR...

THANK YOU TO THE OTTAWA POLICE!

Our Airport taxi drivers and their families would like to thank the Ottawa Police for their continuous support in protecting our rights to picket and protest. We apologize very much for any inconveni...

UNITED WE STAND! WE WANT OUR JOBS BACK!

For the tenth day of this unfair lockout, Our drivers, our families, our community, and most city cab drivers continue to support us and refuse to allow the greed of Coventry Connection and its CEO, H...

Free cab rides at Ottawa airport

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2015 /CNW/ – Unifor Local 1688, representing Ottawa taxi drivers, is offering free rides from the Ottawa Airport today for the elderly and families with children, as a dispute with ...

UNIONS supporting locked out airport drivers

Association of Professors of The University of Ottawa  Ottawa & District Labour Council Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation The Union of National Defence Employees CUPE 2424...

UNIFOR Press Release On Locked Out Taxi Drivers

Ottawa airport taxi drivers locked out OTTAWA, Aug. 11, 2015 /CNW/ – Taxi drivers serving passengers at the Ottawa Airport have been locked out, despite a commitment by the drivers to continue s...