(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Following a tentative agreement on May 6, 2016, Teamster flight dispatchers at NetJets have voted unanimously to ratify their first-ever contract. The vote was 38 to 0 in favor of accepting the agreement.
(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – After more than five years of negotiations for a new labor agreement with Kalitta Air, LLC, the cargo airline based in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the union representing its pilots and flight engineers informed the National Mediation Board (NMB) that further mediation efforts would be fruitless and counterproductive.
Your negotiating committee met this week with the National Mediation Board (NMB) at the NMB headquarters in Washington, DC. In attendance for the union were the voting members of the negotiating committee, local business agents, International Airline Division representatives and legal, actuarial and economic advisors.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Locals 210, 355 and 776 have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract for approximately 300 Piedmont Airlines mechanics.
The agreement reached on May 26 is a five-year contract moving forward and contains a 7 percent signing bonus. The life of the agreement contains a separate 13 percent increase in wages, with an additional bonus coming after the third year. There is also vastly improved furlough language, which will provide a major increase in job protection.
Teamsters Local 2727 technicians and related classifications picketed at customer locations in Kentucky and Indiana today to protest deep concessionary contract proposals that would significantly increase health care costs.
May 24 is National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition and the Teamsters Airline Division would like to take a moment to recognize our thousands of aviation maintenance technicians. Your hard work and dedication to aviation safety is without a doubt a corner stone in the success of our outstanding industry safety record. This day honors the birthday of Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight and the man who designed and built the engine that powered the first successful Wright Brothers Airplane.
Your negotiating committee met this morning with the National Mediation Board (NMB) at the NMB headquarters in Washington, DC. In attendance for the union were the voting members of the negotiating committee, Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne as well as legal, actuarial and economic staff from the International. In attendance from the NMB were Board Member Linda Puchala and Mediator Gerry McGuckin.