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Arbitrary disciplines hurt workers and weaken the company

One of the most difficult issues to deal with in any workplace is when a worker is facing some form of discipline from the employer. However deserved or not deserved,...
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May 02, 2019

The more WestJet changes things, the more you need a voice

The last few weeks, it seems like WestJet keeps making arbitrary changes and decisions that show how important it is to have a voice in the workplace. In one of...
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April 24, 2019

YYC Blitz

Momentum is building at WestJet and Encore bases across the country as more and more workers look to Unifor for the solution to workplace challenges. In union organizing drives, often...
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April 11, 2019

Scheduling vote raises more questions than it answers

WestJet workers recently had the chance to vote on whether they wanted scheduling to be based on seniority. The results show that some locations prefer this method and others do...
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April 05, 2019

Chaos and stress continue as planes remain grounded

The chaos in the airports and the stress on the job for frontline airport workers continues as the ramifications of the decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 works...
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March 21, 2019

Solidarity with In-Flight Workers

These are stressful days for our sisters and brothers working onboard as flight attendants and pilots.  The crash this past week of the Ethiopian Air Boeing 737 Max 8 killed...
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March 14, 2019

March 8 - International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day of celebration of women and women’s achievements.  It was started by working women to call attention to poor pay and working conditions. It...
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March 08, 2019

Organizing efforts at WestJet continue to build

Unifor is continuing to build the supports for WestJet frontline airport workers in their effort to form a union and gain a voice in the workplace.Over the past few weeks,...
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February 22, 2019

Aggressive change feeds need for union

WestJet’s aggressive pursuit of travellers in the competitive ultra-low-cost air travel market -while simultaneously chasing business-class customers for the first time - is attracting some unwanted attention.Its main competitor is...
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February 14, 2019

Health and safety a Unifor priority

In recent weeks, as WestJet has introduced new tasks and responsibilities for airport frontline staff, several workers have raised concerns about the health and safety aspects of these new duties.It’s...
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January 31, 2019

Stop jobs going down the counter

WestJet workers continue to see their jobs move down the counter as the company attempts to tap new markets with an ultra-low-cost carrier, Swoop.Just this week, news came that WestJet is expanding...
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January 23, 2019

Next steps to the union advantage

With the campaign to bring the union advantage to WestJet frontline workers in full swing, it is important for all involved to stay informed and continue to help with encouraging...
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January 16, 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