WestJet, Unifor Reach Tentative Deal

WestJet and Unifor – which represents 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’s Executive Vice-President and Chief People, Corporate and Sustainability Officer, Angela Avery said: “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.”

And Avery added: “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.”