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As AEA meets, interest in Unifor grows

Something interesting happened on the way to the AEA meetings. As many of you know, the Airline Employees Association ( AEA) is holding meetings across the country this month at...
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July 18, 2019

Only a real union can represent your interests

As the Airline Employee Association (AEA) begins holding meetings at airports across Canada this month, it is worth remembering all of the times the AEA has failed to stand up...
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July 10, 2019

Surprise! Your benefits just got cut

Out of nowhere, WestJet announced this week that it is changing your benefits, for the worse. Less than three weeks before the formal takeover of the company by Onex, the...
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July 04, 2019

Onex takeover one step closer

The takeover of WestJet by Toronto-based Onex Corp. took another step forward this week when Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau approved the deal. This is really no surprise. The federal...
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June 26, 2019

Union dues an investment in your future

One scare tactic employers always try to use to convince workers not to join a union is to talk about dues.WestJet has begun to do this, right on schedule. Yes,...
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June 20, 2019

More WestJet workers unionizing

Another group of workers at WestJet has taken their seat at the table with the company. Increasingly, it is only the frontline airport workers at WestJet who have no real...
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June 13, 2019

How to gain a voice in the workplace

With all of the turmoil in the airline industry these days leading to more and more WestJet frontline airport workers signing Unifor membership cards, it’s worth looking at the steps...
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June 06, 2019

Rumours and whispers no substitute for a union contract

WestJet and Onex are beginning to hold townhall-style meetings about the upcoming purchase of the airline by Onex. We would expect no less, and certainly workers deserve to hear directly...
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May 30, 2019

Who is Onex?

It’s hard to believe is has been just over two weeks since Onex made its bid to buy WestJet – so much has happened. So much has been said. On...
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May 29, 2019

Turmoil in the airline industry continues

Within a week of the announcement that Onex was buying WestJet, Air Canada announced that it is in exclusive talks to buy Air Transat. Just days before, there had even...
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May 22, 2019

WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

TORONTO – Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history of cost cutting...
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May 13, 2019

Wages announcement late and beyond disappointing

Five days late, and then nothing. After leaving its frontline airport workers hanging for almost a week, WestJet has announced that there will be no pay increase for this year....
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May 07, 2019
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