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Represented MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates in their successful collective bargaining with the Space Systems Engineers and Scientists Association (“SSESA”)

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MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd

In July 2020, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, a world leader in the space industry known for having worked on projects such as the Canadian Space Arm and the International Space Station, completed successfully its collective bargaining with SSESA.

In this case, Ron McRobie was the spokesperson leading management’s collective bargaining with the Union representing some 300 engineers and scientists at MDA’s facilities in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Despite threatened strike action and other pressure tactics over the course of some fifteen months of bargaining, the Company’s final offer was ratified in July 2020, and a four-year collective agreement was signed, thus bringing negotiations to a successful conclusion.

This new agreement will enable the Company to pursue its operations with great efficiency and productivity.

Ronald J. McRobie represented MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates in connection with this case.


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