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Onex WestJet will be offering a Voluntary Resignation Option

  We are on the eve of December, a month that is typically one of the busiest travel times as airline agents work so hard to ensure a seamless travel...
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November 27, 2020

Unifor for WestJet is on the move with a new website

We are excited to announce our new online location for WestJetters to stay up to date with the organizing drive at WestJet. Our new home will provide you with the...
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November 27, 2020

Aviation workers take to streets of Toronto and Montreal to demand support

October 26, 2020 TORONTO – Aviation workers will hold a rally and distribute leaflets in two provinces on Friday, to urge the federal government to create a national aviation recovery...
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October 26, 2020

Rapid testing at Calgary airport first of many steps in saving aviation industry

Unifor welcomes the Federal Government's announcement to provide the option of rapid COVID-19 tests for international air passengers. "This announcement is a good step forward in saving our aviation industry...
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October 23, 2020

Rapid COVID-19 test approval welcomed by aviation workers

Many months into this Global Pandemic that has hit the airline transportation sector incredibly hard and we continue to see job cuts and airline route reduction across Canada. This week,...
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October 14, 2020

Union leaders call on the government for urgent financial support for the aviation sector

Damage to the aviation sector could become permanent without urgent and meaningful intervention Canadian union leaders representing more than 310,000 Canadian workers are calling on the Trudeau government to take...
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October 10, 2020

When we fight, we win.

Last week, Westjet sent the official notice to the Federal Minister of labour advising the intent of Group Termination for Tier Two stations consisting of 50 or more workers. The...
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October 09, 2020

Low-Cost Airport Appreciation Event

Onex-WestJet wants to celebrate a low-cost appreciation in honour of you as they continue with outsourcing and job cuts. They are inviting you to join them and your AEA representatives...
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October 01, 2020

Legal case shows that good legislation and good rules are not enough

We are lucky in Canada to have, compared with many countries, pretty decent labour laws. They could be better, for sure, but we have laws that govern such things as...
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September 25, 2020

Complaint outlines AEA failures, Unifor calls for Tuesday deadline to be lifted

The failure of the AEA to stand up for Onex WestJet workers as the company continues to contract out your work is gaining new attention and direct action by the...
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September 18, 2020

How we can all bring a union to WestJet

A few weeks ago, Unifor sent a personal email to WestJet card signers who have expired Unifor membership cards. Since then, a number of people have updated their cards and...
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September 17, 2020

It’s Time for Professional Representation

Unifor is prepared to represent your rights and protections in the workplace. We still need more union membership cards for a majority of support to file an application for certification...
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September 11, 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