(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – In a message to Teamster flight attendants at NetJets Aviation (NJA) this week, Teamsters Local 284 President Paul Suffoletto announced that a tentative agreement covering NJA’s 278 flight attendants had been reached.
In a ruling issued on September 30th, the National Mediation Board has determined that a single carrier status exists for Flight Options, LLC and Flexjet, LLC. The Teamsters Union had asserted in a filing with the NMB that Flight Options and Flexjet, wholly owned subsidiaries of OneSky Flight, Inc., are operating as a single transportation system for representation purposes under the Railway Labor Act.
Earlier this summer, a neutral arbitrator held that United violated the s-UAL Collective Bargaining Agreement by imposing a 90% co-insurance obligation on employees who participate in the HMOs, Aetna Select Plans and HMSA.
(CHICAGO) – United Airlines’ [NYSE: UAL] labor woes continue as talks with International Brotherhood of Teamsters-represented aviation maintenance technicians and related workers stalled today.
“Delta and American are setting the pace and United is dragging its feet,” said Clacy Griswold, lead negotiator for the Teamsters. “Our hardworking aviation professionals deserve industry- leading pay and benefits and will settle for nothing less.”
Meetings were held through the weekend (12 hour sessions) and into this week in an effort to conclude the bargaining and reach an equitable deal for the membership. United passed a comprehensive proposal to the union on Saturday.
(WASHINGTON) – The National Mediation Board (NMB) has determined single carrier status for Flight Options, LLC, and Flexjet, LLC, after the Teamsters Union asserted that the two fractional carriers constitute a single transportation system.
In its Sept. 30 decision, the NMB determined that Flight Options and Flexjet, wholly owned subsidiaries of OneSky Flight, LLC, are operating as a single transportation system for representation purposes under the Railway Labor Act.
(INDIANAPOLIS) – Teamsters Local 357 and Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: RJET) announced today that they have reached a consensual tentative agreement on the terms of a new three-year contract for the 2,100 Republic pilots represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.