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Could Edmonton become a Swoop Base?

Onex WestJet has been steadfast and continuous with its aggressive expansion of Swoop airlines. The growth of Swoop airlines reminds us of the same expansion plan that grew its parent...
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November 15, 2021

The Union Advantage

(Pictured Jamie Mote YYC, Karen Berry YVR, Sherwin Antonio YYC, Mark Enns YVR) Joining Unifor Last week the Unifor Bargaining Committee members from Local 531 WestJet YVR and YYC were...
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November 10, 2021

It’s time for a Collective Agreement, not a promise!

  It’s time for a Collective Agreement,  not a promise! Excitement is growing at YYZ, and we have been receiving union membership cards at an increasing pace. WestJetters are hearing...
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November 04, 2021

Meet the Unifor WestJet Bargaining Committee in YYZ

Momentum is building with WestJetters in Toronto YYZ as more and more workers look to Unifor to solve workplace challenges. In union organizing drives, often the Union is required to...
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October 29, 2021

Scheduling Update – Unifor Local 531- October 27, 2021

Scheduling UpdateUnifor Local 531- October 27, 2021 With the most recent schedule release, we wanted to address some common concerns, and provide an update as we wrap on another week...
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October 27, 2021

Membership Update – Local 531- October 22, 2021 Bargaining Update #1

Your bargaining committee has successfully completed our first week of Collective Agreement Bargaining with the Company.  It’s been a positive week, and the team is happy with our progress thus...
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October 22, 2021

How WestJetters joined Unifor

Today is a historical day as collective bargaining opened with the newly-formed Unifor Local 531 and WestJet. The collective bargaining process follows the hard work put forward by workers in...
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October 18, 2021

Unifor Local 531 Bargaining with WestJet takes off

Unifor National President Jerry Dias and the newly-formed Local 531 Bargaining Committee members are at the table today, as bargaining with WestJet takes off in Vancouver. The bargaining team consists...
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October 18, 2021

YVR and YYC Bargaining Update Oct 1, 2021

YVR and YYC Unifor Bargaining Update September has been a busy and exciting month for your Bargaining Committee members.  We spent two weeks together, one in YYC and one in...
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October 01, 2021

A message from YYC and YVR bargaining team

Meet the crew that will bargain our first WestJet contract Local 531 members YYC and YVR, While the traffic within the airports may have levelled off, your Bargaining Committee is...
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September 16, 2021

Airports Employee Association

Airports Employee Association (AEA) changes take place, yet it is still the same old same.  Under the AEA  leadership direction, we saw WestJet outsource airports employee work at 34 locations across...
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September 09, 2021

An Open Letter to YEG and YYZ from the Bargaining Committee at YYC and YVR

An Open Letter to YEG and YYZ from the Bargaining Committee at YYC and YVR We are excited to hear about the momentum in card signing at your bases. We...
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August 26, 2021
Unifor is the union for frontline airport workers in Canada, and WestJet workers can join @UniforTheUnion online. #canlab #Unifor #JoinUnifor #transportation #WeAreAviation #Aviation #UniforinTeal
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Unifor is the union for frontline airport workers in Canada, and WestJet workers can join @UniforTheUnion online. #canlab #Unifor #JoinUnifor #transportation #WeAreAviation #Aviation #UniforinTeal