Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CUPE Files Application with CIRB to Represent WestJet Flight Attendants

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CUPE Files Application with CIRB to Represent WestJet Flight Attendants

Article excerpt

CUPE seeks to represent WJA flight attendants

--

CALGARY - The Canadian Union of Public Employees has filed an application at the Canada Industrial Relations Board to represent flight attendants at WestJet.

The union said Tuesday a majority of WestJet flight attendants have signed cards supporting unionization with CUPE, including WestJet's mainline carrier and low-cost carrier Swoop.

"We're hopeful that this is just the first of many victories ahead for WestJet cabin crew, as we work together to improve working conditions for inflight staff," CUPE national president Mark Hancock said in a statement.

The move by CUPE to unionize the flight attendants follows the unionization of the airline's pilots who are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.