CALGARY, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The WestJet Pilot Association (WJPA) announced today that they have a reached a tentative agreement with WestJet.
The new agreement will be available this December for WestJet pilots to review and vote on.
"We recommend this tentative agreement for our membership to review and vote on in December," said WJPA co-chairs Michael Wesolowski and Paul Ysselmuiden. "We are encouraged that through this agreement, WestJet leadership has recognized the value that our pilots bring to the company's overall continued success."
About the WJPA
The WestJet Pilot Association represents more than 1,300 WestJet pilots as part of the Proactive Communication Team (PACT), WestJet's employee association representing 9,500 non-management employees across Canada. PACT was founded in 1999 and is now made up of six subgroups with 150 elected representatives across all areas of WestJet's business. These subgroups are: Airport Communications Team (ACT) representing 2,700 customer service agents and other airport-based employees; Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Association (AMEA) representing more than 600 aircraft maintenance engineers; the Flight Attendant Association Board (FAAB) representing more than 2,600 flight attendants; Rez Voice, representing contact centre employees; and Technical Administrative and Professional Support (TAPS), representing more than 1,300 office and support staff. PACT also represents WestJet Encore employees.
SOURCE: WestJet Pilot Association
For further information: Contact WJPA, Farhana Rahman, PACT Communications Advisor, 403-616-2541 or at [email protected]