On November 22nd, the ABX Pilots and your Union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division (IBT) and its affiliated local, Teamsters Local 1224 (collectively, the Union) commenced a lawful strike against ABX. Local 1224 and the ABX Pilots established primary picket lines against ABX at CVG and ILN.
(BLAINE, Minn.) – By an over four-to-one ratio, Teamster flight attendants at Sun Country Airlines ratified a mid-contract wage reopener that will increase their wages. There are more than 475 workers in the bargaining unit.
Negotiations with the company over the course of the past 11 months resulted in an agreement that will pay flight attendants between $5.05 and $10.05 more per hour over the next three years.
(NORTH MIAMI, Fla.) – Teamster pilots at Amerijet have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year 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 a massive initial increase in base wages for Captains and First Officers of more than 55 to 75 percent, with yearly wage increases on top of the signing boost. Enhancements to seniority and sick leave are also included in the contract language.
This afternoon, Airline Division Director David Bourne announced that the Airline Division had reached a Tentative Agreement with Kalitta Air.
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Airline maintenance technicians and related classifications who maintain UPS’s (NYSE: UPS) fleet of jet engine aircrafts announced Monday that they have authorized a strike at the shipping giant.
The union Negotiating Committee met with the Company for bargaining the week of October 10th, and presented management with proposals covering Article 1 (Recognition), Article 16 (Holidays), Article 17 (Insurance and Other Benefits), Article 25 (Sick Days) and Article 33 (Wages). Refusing to accept management demands for economic and work rule concessions, they also resubmitted all other outstanding proposals.
(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – Kalitta Air, LLC, the Ypsilanti, Michigan-based cargo airline, has reneged on its tentative agreement with pilots and their union that would have ended six years of prolonged contract negotiations and put the airline on a path to stability for its clients.
Kalitta Air operates a fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft in support of the global network of DHL Express, a division of the German logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division, Local 1224 represents the pilot group.