VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flight attendants represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will be holding a day of action at Vancouver International Airport on Tuesday, April 25, as part of their campaign to end the rampant abuse of unpaid work in the airline industry. Flight attendants in Canada are not paid for boarding, delays, deplaning, and many other duties. They are tired of working 35 hours unpaid every month, on average, and they are coming together on Tuesday to tell the airlines and federal government: Unpaid work won’t fly!
What: Unpaid Work Won’t Fly! Day of Action to End Unpaid Work
Who: Wesley Lesosky, President, Air Canada Component of CUPE; flight attendants from ten different airlines represented by CUPE
When: Tuesday, April 25 – 9 AM
Where: Vancouver International Airport, Park space outside International Arrivals, under SkyTrain
For more information, visit unpaidworkwontfly.ca.
CUPE’s Airline Division represents approximately 18,500 flight attendants at Air Canada (including Air Canada Rouge), WestJet (including WestJet Encore and Swoop), Air Transat, Sunwing, Calm Air, PAL Airlines, Canadian North, Flair Airlines, Pivot, and PasCan.