The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great uncertainty for airlines and airline workers. At WestJet, there’s the added insecurity of new ownership.
While all airline workers are facing the same uncertainty due to the pandemic – though most without the added pressure of new owners – other airline workers such as those at Air Canada have the predictability and voice in the workplace that comes with a union-negotiated collective agreement spelling out how such issues as layoffs and recalls will be handled.
At WestJet, momentum is building to gain such a voice in the workplace, and you can be part of that.
If you have any questions, please reach out to one of your organizers. All communications are confidential.
If you are currently collecting or applying for Employment Insurance, The Canada Emergency Response Benefit or working under the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, we have some resources and How-To sheets to help you out.