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Only a real union can stand up for you, find out more on Monday Zoom call

The AEA continues to play catch-up, and in the process is showing WestJetters why you need a real union. A week after Unifor raised concerns about layoff and recall rights...
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May 28, 2020

WestJetters mobilize to secure their future

Unifor membership cards are returning to our office at an astonishing rate! You and your coworkers are making a difference as you continue to prove that a union contract is...
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May 21, 2020

Recall rights and Labour Code exemptions

Unifor has been calling on WestJet and the AEA to improve recall rights immediately for non-union airports staff. This is something that can be done with a simple negotiation between...
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May 13, 2020

Unifor calls on Ottawa to prioritize air transportation workers

TORONTO— Unifor is calling on the federal government to ensure any financial aid package for the air transportation sector emphasizes workers. “People and business have made extraordinary efforts to prevent...
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May 07, 2020

Your voice is being heard by Unifor during the pandemic

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Unifor’s priority has been to find new ways to talk to workers to make sure their voices are heard and their rights respected. At...
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May 07, 2020

Get social with Unifor

The pandemic we all hoped would last only a few weeks is now stretching into months. And even as discussion begin on how to reopen the economy, few are expecting...
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April 30, 2020

Recall rights and lay-off language during a pandemic

There’s a simple reason the air transportation industry has played such an important role in Canadian society - moving millions of people and billions in goods and services around the...
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April 24, 2020

Unifor airline members continue to benefit

With all the new programs being developed and rolled out these days – the revamped Employment Insurance, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)...
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April 16, 2020

A tumultuous 24 hours

We are now about a month into the crisis in the airline industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the huge impact it has had on all of our lives....
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April 09, 2020

Air Canada workers to receive income top-up, following union and employer negotiation

These are difficult times for the airline industry, of course. More importantly, they are difficult times for you and your families. As WestJet plans on continuous job cuts tomorrow with...
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April 08, 2020

Mental Health resources available

Greetings!, These are uncertain times as our country - the world, really - deals with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Few industries were hit as quickly or as hard...
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April 02, 2020

FAQ: the New Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Updated March 30, 2020 Download the Factsheet The federal government has announced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). The CERB merges two previously announced federal income support programs, the Emergency...
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March 31, 2020
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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