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WestJet Contact Centre and the risk of WNS

  WestJet Contact Centre and the risk of WNS Recently, Onex WestJet advised Contact Centre workers of further outsourcing. WNS will start to do some aspects of agents' jobs. This...
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March 01, 2022

Organizing outreach in Edmonton

WestJetters from Unifor local 531 Bargaining Committee are outreaching to their colleagues in Edmonton this week, and the relationships and discussions have begun to develop. There has been a growing...
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February 24, 2022

Five minutes to join the union

A core group (inside team) of WestJetters has assisted with sharing information about the union at each base. They have given time to their coworkers, collected membership cards, and answered...
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February 22, 2022

Black History Month 2022

For Unifor, Black History Month isn’t an event we only acknowledge in February. This year, Canada recognizes Black History Month as February and Forever: Celebrating Black History Today and Every...
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February 22, 2022

Local 531 Bargaining Update Feb 2, 2022

Local 531 - Bargaining Committee Update Coming off the winter break, we want to acknowledge and thank everyone for working long hours, past your end times, and into early hours...
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February 02, 2022

WestJet Organizing Update YYZ, YEG and Contact Centre

Airports WestJetters at YYZ and YEG continue to sign Unifor membership cards with excitement to join their coworkers at YVR and YYC at the bargaining table. Airports agents are feeling...
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January 21, 2022

Airports Overtime Shifts and Shift Extensions - Expanded Q&A

  Airports Overtime Shifts and Shift Extensions - Expanded Q&A We have received some inquiries from WestJetters in YYZ about the Overtime Shifts and Shift Extensions Q&A recently released in...
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January 07, 2022

It's time to Unionize at WS YYZ and YEG

Several weeks ago, Unifor organizers and WestJetters, who are elected Unifor representatives from YYC and YVR, were in Toronto to talk to their colleagues about the union advantage. It has...
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January 07, 2022

A YEAR IN REVIEW

    Back in January 2021, our union drive began to gain momentum and inside organizers had meaningful and productive conversations with the YYC and YVR teams.  On Monday, April...
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December 24, 2021

WestJet jobs continue to move down the counter

  At WestJet, many things have changed as Onex continues with the airline's transformation from the previous "employees as owners" model to the current trajectory that has all decisions solely...
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December 09, 2021

What do technological advancements mean for jobs at WestJet?

  This week, WestJet, together with TELUS, trialed Trusted Boarding, a touchless process using new biometric technology that they boast as the future of touchless and secure boarding for Canadian...
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December 09, 2021

Unit Local 531 – November 28th, 2021

  COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT BARGAINING Week 5 of bargaining is complete! The Committee spent three days in YYC, and we return on Tuesday for another four days. We continue to hear...
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November 28, 2021
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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