The Calgary-basically basically basically based WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it has reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Workers on a first collective agreement that would quilt more than 3,100 cabin crew if ratified.
Westjet says it has reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Workers on a first collective agreement that would quilt more than 3,100 cabin crew if ratified.
CUPE has represented cabin crew at Calgary-basically basically basically based WestJet Airlines Ltd. since 2018 and has engaged the firm in collective bargaining in direction of a union contract since April 2019.
In an announcement, CUPE Local 4070 president Chris Rauenbusch characterised the news as a “huge job” given COVID-19 hurry back and forth restrictions and layoffs.
“[This is] an unprecedented achievement on the peak of attempting times for our alternate,” he talked about.
The union and the firm now will sit up for a ratification vote from the membership. In an announcement, Ed Sims, WestJet’s president and CEO, talked about he modified into once contented with the enchancment.
“Our cabin crew persons are a valued and integral fraction of the WestJet crew and it is our honest to continue supporting them as they continue the safe, caring carrier our guests ask of WestJet,” Sims talked about.
In early February, WestJet announced it will lay off 120 cabin crew people as of March 2, pronouncing an absence of flights to Mexico and the Caribbean contributed to the transfer.
Closing week, the firm talked about it will also lay off an undisclosed selection of pilots as labour negotiations continued.