(MIAMI) – As millions of couples wait for their flowers to arrive via UPS this Valentine’s Day, airline maintenance technicians and related classifications protested at a UPS store in downtown Miami on February 13 to tell customers they should be concerned about the company that is delivering their flowers.
Syndicated radio host Leslie Marshall is joined on the show by Chris Moore, Chairman of the Aviation Mechanics Coalition and a Teamsters Airline Division representative. They discussed how the Teamsters are contacting NetJets customers as part of an effort to publicize their escalating labor dispute over subcontracting critical maintenance and wages.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 are contacting NetJets customers as part of an effort to publicize their escalating labor dispute over subcontracting critical maintenance and wages.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 represent mechanics, maintenance control, aircraft fuelers, aircraft cleaners and stock clerks. The Columbus-based business jet operator is owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A and BRK.B).
(SEATTLE) – Pilots at the SeaTac-based Horizon Air took legal action against their employer on Friday, claiming that executives at the airline broke the law by violating the terms of a labor contract.
(RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio) – For the second time in eight months, a federal judge in Cleveland has ordered Flexjet and Flight Options to bargain in good faith with more than 600 Teamster pilots, after the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 1108 won yet another motion for injunctive relief against the merged carriers.
The judge’s order is another significant victory for the pilots who have been fighting for their federally-protected rights to negotiate a contract in good faith with the carrier.
(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – Days after pilots at DHL and Amazon contractor ABX went on strike, hundreds of pilots at AAWW – DHL’s largest cargo contractor and Amazon’s newest one -- say their company does not have enough pilots to meet clients’ needs and are looking for work at other airlines because their employer refuses to come to an industry-standard contract agreement that will address staffing shortages.
(NORTH MIAMI, Fla.) – By an overwhelming margin, Teamster pilots and professional flight engineers at Amerijet ratified a new contract with the airline. There are 85 members in the bargaining unit represented by Local 769 in North Miami, Fla.
The four-year agreement includes an initial increase in base wages for Captains and First Officers of more than 55 to 75 percent, with additional yearly wage increases. Seniority and sick leave improvements will take effect with the contract.