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Airline workers do better with a union.

Airline workers do better with a union. Air travel has seen a steady increase since the beginning of the pandemic. It is a fast-growing industry, both globally and in Canada....
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May 19, 2022

Unifor Local 531 – Bargaining Committee Update #10 – May 9, 2022

Dear Members On April 26th, we told you that we had filed for conciliation on April 22nd with the Federal Government as negotiations with the Employer have stalled.  Although we...
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May 09, 2022

Good schedules based on three simple principles

Good schedules based on three simple principles Unifor leads the way in ensuring a fair scheduling system is in place for our members in air transportation. It has been one...
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May 06, 2022

Wage Increase ~ Too Little, Too Late

After leaving its frontline airport workers without a raise for years, Onex WestJet has announced that they will provide a 2.5% wage increase (0.59 cents in total for top-rate employees)....
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April 27, 2022

Unifor Local 531 - Bargaining Committee Update #9 – April 26, 2022 Filing for Conciliation

Unifor Local 531 - Bargaining Committee Update #9 – April 26, 2022 Filing for Conciliation Dear Members We are aware that a communication was sent out to YYC and YVR...
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April 26, 2022

YYZ Open Meeting Pyramid Room T3

Open House with Food and Beverages T3 Pyramid Room You are invited to Unifor’s Drop-In Meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Terminal 3 Pearson Airport’s Pyramid Room. We have...
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April 26, 2022

Unifor Local 531 - Bargaining Committee Update #9 – April 26, 2022 Filing for Conciliation

    Unifor Local 531 - Bargaining Committee Update #9 – April 26, 2022 Filing for Conciliation Dear Members We are aware that a communication was sent out to YYC...
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April 22, 2022

Unifor Local 531 - Bargaining Committee Update #7 – April 8, 2022

Dear Members After completing 14 weeks of bargaining, we are making improvements to your work life balance. As we begin to negotiate articles that will greatly affect that balance, we...
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April 08, 2022

Unifor update ~ April 3 2022

Organizing Outreach continues Unifor continues to outreach with WestJet workers in Edmonton and Toronto, and we are happy with the number of positive interactions we are having at both locations....
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April 03, 2022

The value of a collective bargaining agreement

A collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is a written legal contract between an employer and a union representing the employees. It dictates the rules and conditions of employment between workers and...
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March 18, 2022

Unifor welcomes WestJet purchase of Sunwing Airlines and Vacations

TORONTO – Unifor welcomes today’s WestJet announcement of its purchase of Sunwing and Sunwing Vacations. “Congratulations to WestJet and Sunwing for reaching a deal,” said Scott Doherty, the Executive Assistant to...
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March 02, 2022

Things are moving at Onex WestJet with a major purchase announcement

Onex WestJet has announced an agreement to purchase Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Travel Group. It makes perfect sense for private equity funds to invest in the airline industry during the...
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March 02, 2022
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