The bombardier has published its process of bringing back most of its Canadian based workers who were placed on leave due to the government instruction to tackle the spread of the pandemic called COVID-19. Manufacturing and services activities which have been suspended, will resume on 11th of May.
Closely 11,000 workers are expected to resume work within the next few weeks throughout their aviation and transportation section and bombardier cooperate office. The work schedules have been subjected to new procedure to ensure health and safety. The work schedules will also vary from site. Certain plans and dates will be communicated to the workers directly through the sites and function leaders. Every recalled worker whose appearance is not needed on the bombardier’s manufacturing and services sites has been will be asked to work from home, till further notice.
Eric Martel, the president and chief executive officer has said that Bombardier’s utmost priority as they restart their operations across their sites is the health and safety of their workers, customers and the whole population at large. He also continued by saying that he believes that by proceeding to work in cooperation with the worker’s representatives and public health authorities in all the countries where they operated, their industry will be an example of change and responsible industrial leader the universal recovery.
Bombardier is ready to make use of the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy program for the assistance of qualified employees in Canada. This application has been given full support by the union representing Canada based Bombardier workers.
Mr Martel said that bombardier is one of the industries that the Covid-19 pandemic mostly affected. The president expressed his gratitude, towards the federal government for putting the bold initiative in place to assist the Canadian employees and industries. He also shows appreciate the union leaders for their cooperation during this unpleasant times.
Finally, He expressed his profound gratitude to his workers and their families for their patience, dedication and understanding as they take essential actions to control the universal crisis and guard their business for a long term.