WS Encore Reaches ‘Unique’ Agreement With Cabin Crew
Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw
WestJet Encore has announced that it has achieved an ‘evergreen’ agreement between the airline and WestJet Encore Cabin Crew Members (CCMs).
The airline says the agreement was designed to address key concerns and feedback collected and brought forward by the WestJet Cabin Crew Association (WCCA) representing WestJet Encore CCMs.
The agreement covers work rules, compensation -- including guaranteed minimum hours -- and career progression, and guarantees an ongoing annual review of the contract.
"We are pleased to reach an agreement that is simple, fair and provides opportunity for ongoing feedback and adjustments," said Charles Duncan, President, WestJet Encore.
"We wanted to create something with flexibility built in, so we could address concerns brought forward by our team in a timely matter. This agreement highlights the benefits of leaders and WestJetters working directly together.”
The agreement began 1JAN, 2018.
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