WestJet Flight Attendant Union Welcomes Minister Alghabra and Counts on Change
CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The union representing over 4,100 Flight Attendants at WestJet, WestJet Encore and Swoop, offers a welcome to The Honourable Omar Alghabra, P.C., M.P. Minister of Transportation.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4070 is optimistic that while Canada’s airline sector has to date been excluded from sector specific aid, incoming Minister Alghabra will provide a new perspective and a fresh attitude towards evaluating our industry, and its national economic significance.
“Canada’s civil aviation sector has suffered one of the most significant impacts and fallout from the COVID-19 Coronavirus and associated global pandemic” said Chris Rauenbusch, President of CUPE Local…