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09/27/2016

A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Amerijet must follow a district court order to arbitrate labor disputes with Teamsters who are temporarily based in the Caribbean.

09/20/2016

On September 19, the National Mediation Board sent a revised meeting notice that reconfirmed the status conference on September 26 and directed the parties to remain in Washington through September 28 to finalize all open issues.  The NMB notice also reaffirmed that the NMB’s gag order remains in place, but authorized the parties to disseminate key agreed upon terms of the AIP.  Below is a summary of the key agreed upon terms.

09/20/2016

(WASHINGTON) – A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Amerijet must follow a district court order to arbitrate labor disputes with Teamsters who are temporarily based in the Caribbean.

This decision is the latest in a series of legal wins for the Teamsters against Amerijet. The union originally sued Amerijet in April 2012 after the company began illegally terminating workers who were stationed overseas under false legal premises.

09/19/2016

According to NBC 4 in New York, the body of Sierra Shields, the Delta flight attendant who went missing in January, when she apparently quit her job ahead of a flight and walked out of LaGuardia Airport, has been found.

09/19/2016

(WASHINGTON) – Officials with the New York City Police Department announced this weekend that remains discovered on the shore of Rikers Island were confirmed to be those of missing Delta flight attendant and Teamster member Sierra Shields.

Shields had been missing since January 14, 2016 and her disappearance prompted a nationwide search. The Teamsters joined the voices seeking information on her whereabouts.

09/16/2016

The IBT negotiating committee met on September 15th and 16th to discuss answers to many questions that were raised after the Agreement In Principal (AIP) was reached. At issue were several items that came to light with the full draft language from the company.

09/12/2016

Holding signs reading “Our Families Deserve Better” and “Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Pilots Ready to Strike,” pilots from major DHL and Amazon contractor Atlas Air are protesting outside the Purchase headquarters of their airline’s holding company, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), to demand company executives stop denying them of a fair, industry-standard contract. This week marks the current contract’s amendable date – the date pilots are due a new contract by management.

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