WestJet pilots deal grants 24% pay raise over four years

Unifor members ratify agreement between WestJet, Unifor bargaining unit at YYZ

This article was updated at 4:45 p.m. on May 4, 2023. Information posted earlier about a ratified agreement with the union representing WestJet pilots was incorrect.

TORONTO — The first collective bargaining agreement between WestJet and the Unifor bargaining unit at YYZ has been ratified by Unifor’s members.

Unifor is the certified union representing WestJet airport employees at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

“WestJet is pleased to share that the agreement negotiated with Unifor has been ratified by its membership,” said Diederik Pen, WestJet Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer.

“This settlement demonstrates WestJet’s commitment to its employees, the long-term success of the airline and the communities we serve.”

The agreement will come into effect June 1, 2023 and will be in place until Dec. 31, 2026.

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