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(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.


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.


(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – After more than three years of bargaining, Allegiant Air pilots - represented by Teamsters Local 1224 - ratified their first union contract with the airline on Thursday. With substantial improvements in compensation, benefits, and scheduling, the contract is a major victory for the pilots who have been working tirelessly to raise standards at the low-cost carrier. Pilots will immediately receive up to 31 percent pay increases, high quality health insurance and greater job security.


(WASHINGTON) – Approximately 300 Piedmont Airlines mechanics from Teamsters Locals 210, 355 and 776 have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a five-year contract with the carrier. More than 83 percent of voting mechanics cast their ballots in favor of the agreement. 

The agreement was reached on May 26 and contains a 7 percent signing bonus and a 13 percent wage increase over the life of the agreement. Job security and furlough language are also vastly improved.


After more than two years of Fence Agreement negotiations that were frustrated by management’s unreasonable positions that led to an impasse, three days of mediation/hearings were scheduled by Arbitrator Herb Fishgold. The hearing was scheduled June 28th – 30th and due to scheduling conflicts, reconvened on July 13th.