Flair Airlines flight attendants in Kelowna, B.C., join CUPE

101 employees join 12,000 more in union

Flair Airlines flight attendants in Kelowna, B.C., voted on Dec. 1 to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

“On behalf of all of us at CUPE, I’d like to extend our warmest congratulations to all 101 flight attendants at Flair who will now enjoy the strong representation and broad range of resources offered by Canada’s largest trade union,” said Mark Hancock, CUPE national president.

CUPE will work with Flair flight attendants to begin discussions about local bylaws and determining priorities for their first ever collective agreement, said the union.

Air Georgian flight attendants also joined the union in January 2017, according to CUPE, joining nearly 12,000 flight attendants across 10 different airlines.

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