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Your negotiating committee met this week on April 13 and 14 to discuss our response to United’s “Final Offer” that was rightly rejected by over 93 percent. The meetings were held at Local 856 in San Bruno, California for the purpose of building a counter offer. The obligation to respond is ours. To that end, an article-by-article review was conducted to determine necessary changes to be made based on membership survey responses and remarks.


(RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 1108 have filed a lawsuit against Flexjet and Flight Options, stating that the companies are again violating the Railway Labor Act, this time by refusing to negotiate with the union.


On February 16, 2016, Teamster United Airlines mechanics, voted down United’s offer and voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Since then, your negotiating committee has been hard at work to determine the best path for productive negotiations with the company that address the concerns of the membership.

A survey of the membership was completed on Friday, April 1. This will give the negotiating committee an accurately prioritized picture of the current issues and concerns that the workers want brought up in bargaining.


(HOUSTON) – United Airlines mechanics and technicians ramped up their strike threat at the PGA Shell Houston Open today. United is the airline sponsor of the PGA tour.

The Teamster mechanics held banners that read, “United Airlines Execs: Don’t Loot Mechanics’ Healthcare & Profit-Sharing” and “No Contract – No Flights.” 


(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 demanded today that NetJets, a Columbus, Ohio-based luxury air carrier owned by Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B) halt a campaign of unwarranted retaliation against their flight dispatchers for choosing union representation.


Teamsters from across America gathered in Manhattan on Tuesday March 8th at the JP Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference. The event was planned to attract investors to a variety of corporations, such as United Airlines. The meeting began at 8am with UAL scheduled first on the agenda and we were there early to greet the attendees to the conference in a special way.