Greater than 500 WestJet workers in Vancouver and Calgary introduced Friday morning they’ve unionized.
The airport brokers, which embrace baggage handlers, at Calgary and Vancouver’s worldwide airports will probably be represented by Unifor.
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The 531 WestJet staff be a part of greater than 7,000 different unionized airline staff with Unifor beneath carriers like Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz.
Unifor organizing director Kellie Scanlan stated conversations with WestJet staff had been occurring previous to the pandemic, and moved on-line after COVID-19 hit.
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The union stated office group has been a part of the profitable lobbying effort for monetary help for the airline trade from the federal authorities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unifor is one in all Canada’s largest personal sector unions and represents greater than 300,000 staff throughout the nation.
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