The IBT Negotiations Committee and leadership, as well as the company’s negotiations committee, gave status updates at the National Mediation Board headquarters in Washington, DC on December 2. The rank-and-file delegation met in caucus after these discussions; the committee determined it would be in the best interest of the membership to continue discussions with the company through the mediator beginning in the first several months of next year...
UAL-CAL-CMI Mechanics Update
Principal Officers and the Airline Division held a call on November 10 and committee members determined they would need a face-to-face meeting to make the decision on what option to take moving forward. The committee is planning to meet in Houston on November 20, the results of will be reported in the Dispatch...The seniority integration subcommittee continued the work of creating a merged seniority list...
The parties return to the table starting October 21 in Chicago under the direction of Gerry McGuckin from the NMB. At mediator McGuckin’s request, in advance of this week's session there was some subcommittee work done in Chicago. Also as a part of this advance work, officials from TeamCare met with the company along with Business Agents from several locals.
The UAL mechanics seniority committee met last week in Seattle Washington to discuss some open issues prior to returning to the task of merging the three seniority lists. One of the main topics discussed was on the subject of tiebreakers. The process of merging the lists will resume in the coming weeks.
On August 14, Denver Tech Ops management, on behalf of the United Corporation, recognized sub-UA Teamster-E.A.P. committee member Michael Brooks for his years of contribution and dedication to his fellow employees. His work as an active board member on the “United We Care Employee Relief Fund” was memorialized with the presentation of a Professional Crystal Award and cake.
On August 19th through the 21st UAL mechanics negotiations resumed with the parties meeting in Chicago under the direction of Federal Mediator Gerry McGuckin. On the 19th the parties were briefed by Mediator McGuckin on the negotiations process moving forward. The parties reached tentative agreements on two articles and finalized language on nine other articles.