CUPE Files To Represent Swoop Flight Attendants

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has filed to represent 170 flight attendants at Swoop, WestJet’s low-fare carrier.

A majority of cabin crew members at Swoop have signed cards to join CUPE, and an application has been made to the Canada Industrial Relations Board to certify CUPE as their union representation.

Swoop issued the following statement from president Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification by CUPE of Swoop cabin crew.

“Swoop respects the individual rights of our employees to choose their representation. We continue to concentrate on building a successful airline and remain passionate in our pursuit of bringing affordable air travel to everyone.”