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(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Teamsters Local 2727 airline maintenance technicians and related classifications picketed at customer locations in Indiana this week protesting deep concessionary contract proposals that would significantly increase health care costs and not improve wages for its members.

Workers held signs that read “UPS: Corporate Greed, Don’t Take Our Health Care” to draw attention to a company proposed 430 percent increase in health insurance premiums in the first year of a new contract.


The TAMC Steering Committee and the Airline Division would like to take a moment to say thank you to all of our hard working aviation maintenance professionals. Your commitment to excellence in every job you do is an integral part of what has become one of the safest air transportation systems in the world. 


The Amerijet Negotiating Committee met the week of August 23rd-25th 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  The week started out with the Union having a discussion with Amerijet management regarding to the recent 767 upgrade. Following the discussion, the committee was able to get most of the concerns regarding potential violations addressed.  However, as a consequence of some upgrade violations; reason and principle dictate the processing of a timely grievance.


(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.