Welcome to the Air Line Pilots Association, International!
On May 12, 2017, the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) announced that a strong majority (62 percent in favour, of 97 percent eligible to vote) of you voted for ALPA representation. Congratulations to you, and congratulations on the hard work of the WestJet ALPA Organizing Committee, which ran a positive campaign and stuck to the facts.
The CIRB approved the election results on May 12, and issued the certification order, making ALPA the exclusive bargaining agent for the WestJet pilots. For those of you who filled out a membership card during the representation election, you are now officially ALPA members. Congratulations! Please make sure we have all of the correct information for you on file by filling out the demographic form. For those of you who did not fill out a card, please fill out an ALPA membership application.
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If you're looking for a different kind of relationship, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) stands ready to assist. Now is the time to step up and guarantee a successful future for you, for your family, and WestJet. ALPA will help you negotiate, administer, and enforce the contract and protections that you deserve as professional pilots.
Canadian airlines, like those in the rest of North America, are facing turbulence in the global marketplace. As the voice of airline pilots in Canada, ALPA is duty-bound to advocate on behalf of our industry and aggressively push stakeholders to adapt in order to thrive. Read ALPA’s sound policy solutions that would create a better business environment and improve the state of Canadian skies.
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