Airlines

WestJet and Unifor reach tentative agreement

WestJet and Unifor, the certified union representing certain WestJet airport employees at YYC Calgary International Airport and Vancouver International Airport, reached a tentative agreement on the first collective bargaining agreement between the organizations.

Both parties now await the ratification vote to be put forward to membership.

“WestJet is pleased to have reached a tentative agreement that recognizes the important contributions of its valued airport employees, in balance with the long-term success of our airline,” said Angela Avery, WestJet Executive Vice-President and Chief People, Corporate and Sustainability Officer.

“Achieving this settlement reflects WestJet’s commitment to its employees and to fulfilling the important and long-awaited travel plans of our guests, at this critical recovery time for the Canadian travel and tourism sector.”

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