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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.

09/09/2016

(PURCHASE, N.Y.) – 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.

09/09/2016

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 criticized NetJets today for continuing to subcontract critical aircraft maintenance to vendors and subcontractors as part of a scheme to save money, rather than using its own workers.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 represent mechanics, maintenance control, aircraft fuelers, aircraft cleaners and stock clerks at the Columbus, Ohio based airline. The Columbus-based business jet operator is owned by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A and BRK.B).

09/08/2016

(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.

09/02/2016

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. 

08/31/2016

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.

08/24/2016

(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.

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