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Old Dec 20, 11, 12:29 pm   #1
 
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TWU fails in attempt to unionize VX

324 or 59% voted no to TWU representation

223 or 41% voted yes to TWU representation

I wonder if they will try again next year. The unions have been very aggressive at the LCC carriers. B6 and VX seem to be the biggest targets.
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Old Dec 20, 11, 3:42 pm   #2
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Great news for those who like FAs who are really nice to passengers -- a strong suit for VX. You see that on the legacy carriers, but much less often. I think much of that difference stems from unions.
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Interestingly enough, Southwest's employees are unionized. I think the noticeable attitude difference stems more from whether a positive attitude toward others was part of the hiring qualifications.
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Interestingly enough, Southwest's employees are unionized. I think the noticeable attitude difference stems more from whether a positive attitude toward others was part of the hiring qualifications.
That's a very good point. SW manages to have good labor relations even though it is unionized.
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