(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.
(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Airline Division formally requested that the National Mediation Board initiate an investigation to determine if two subsidiaries of Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) should be considered a single transportation system.
ATSG owns ABX Air, Inc. (ABX) and Air Transport International, Inc. (ATI), two cargo carriers that together employ an estimated 400 pilots and operate in the same mid-size cargo freighter segment of the industry, serving the same key customers, DHL and Amazon.
(RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division and Local 1108 filed a motion for contempt and injunctive relief against Flexjet and Flight Options yesterday, following the company’s continued failure to bargain in good faith with the Teamsters.
The Teamsters represent over 600 pilots working for Flexjet and Flight Options, luxury jet carriers for the ultra-wealthy that operate under the umbrella of aviation conglomerate OneSky Flight, LLC.
(WASHINGTON) – By a margin of 25 to 4, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air voted to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in a vote count announced by the National Mediation Board. There are 34 members in the bargaining unit.
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, mechanics and other workers who service UPS’ fleet of jet engine aircraft started voting Friday to authorize a strike. The strike vote comes after three years of prolonged negotiations during which UPS continues to demand huge concessions.