WestJet Encore Pilots Approve Five-Year Agreement


WestJet Encore reports that its pilots have voted in favour of a new agreement with 93% of eligible pilots voting.

The tentative agreement was negotiated between WestJet Encore and the WestJet Pilots’ Association (WJPA), the association representing its pilots. Voting on the agreement began on Dec. 12 and ended Dec. 20.

Nearly 275 WestJet Encore pilots are represented by the WJPA, a subgroup of WestJet’s Proactive Communication Team (PACT), the wholly elected employee association representing WestJet’s more than 11,000 employees.

This is the first ratified agreement between WestJet and its Encore pilots.

The new agreement begins Jan. 1, 2016 and expires on Dec. 31, 2020.