(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters filed a petition with the National Mediation Board (NMB) this afternoon to represent 35 Allegiant Air flight dispatchers, a move that would broaden the relationship between company workers and the union.
The parties met in Chicago, in very small committee, to prepare and review language surrounding the agreement in principal. This work will continue next week. The NMB requested and was notified of the results of this week’s session.
On Friday, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and United Airlines announced jointly today that they have reached an agreement in principle for a joint contract covering the company’s approximately 9,000 technicians and related employees.
The parties reached an agreement in principal at this week's session in Reston VA. The language finalization will need to occur and is scheduled to resume in Chicago next week. It is anticipated that, since there are not many language changes needed, that this part of the process should not take long. As soon as the language is finalized the negotiating committee will reconvene to review and approve. If accepted, the agreement in principal would then become a tentative agreement.
(CHICAGO) — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and United Airlines announced jointly today that they have reached an agreement in principle for a joint contract covering the company’s approximately 9,000 technicians and related employees.
The parties will complete final language soon and put the resulting tentative agreement out to vote by the technicians and related employees once the language has been finalized.
Today, the Teamsters expressed solidarity with trade unions in the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) LATAM network, which represents 23,000 LATAM Airlines workers in seven countries.
The UAL Negotiating Committee met the week of July 25th – 29th, 2016 in Chicago. The week started out with CEO Oscar Munoz talking to the Union Committee. Munoz gave his vision for the future of the Company, including how the group fits in to that strategy going forward. He answered several questions regarding his involvement in facilitating the process of talks that will lead to an industry leading contract.