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UAL-CAL-CMI Mechanics Update

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - April 13, 2014

The presentation of the union’s case began on Wednesday the 9th however it was not completed. The hearing session concluded late that day with the parties reviewing calendars to schedule future dates. As with the two subsidiary medical grievances, when the schedule is known it will be reported in the Dispatch.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - March 30, 2014

Mediator Gerry McGuckin called the leadership of the parties to meet in Chicago on April 11th. This one-day meeting will be to establish protocol for mediated bargaining. It is expected the mediator will offer future dates at this meeting for the parties to begin negotiations.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - March 23, 2014

Preparation continued this week for the upcoming medical arbitration cases. Historical documents were reviewed, some dating from the 1970's, for potential evidence.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - March 1, 2014

A grievance preparation and presentation training class for representatives that present cases at the system/joint board level is scheduled to take place April 29th and 30th in San Francisco. The class will be held at Local 856 in San Bruno and will be presented by the Airline Division with the assistance of the IBT Training and Development Department.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - February 23, 2013

Following discussions between the union and management and barring unforeseen last minute changes or settlement discussions, the union has announced agreement on dates for UAL arbitrations. Click here to read more.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Special Update - February 9, 2014

The parties will work out the remaining dates and arbitrators early next week. The remaining expedited system wide scope and benefits grievances include the sub CO and sub UA medical, Chicago Data Center outsourcing, Tool Room process integration, Newark De-Icing equipment outsourcing, and the APU crew cases...GUL deductions...CLE hub status...

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Special Update - January 14-15, 2014

Today the company confirmed an agreement on an arbitrator and date for the expedited arbitration regarding the resource utilization letter. The parties will present their cases on April 9, 2014. Please continue to gather information as requested by your stewards to be used as evidence in this case.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Special Update - January 14, 2014

On Monday, January 13th, the TSA released its finalized US based repair station security rule. Significantly, because of the release, the moratorium placed by Congress on new certification of facilities has now been lifted. Lobbyists for the MRO industry including ARSA are now pushing for the FAA to quickly certify new facilities.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - November 25, 2013

We are extremely disappointed to see that the company has chosen to engage in the age old, worn out practice of accusing the union of contemplating illegal job actions when things don’t go their way. This began when talks broke off and now we are beginning to see them “monitoring the membership,” hoping that we might do something illegal. You don’t have to take our word for it, see for yourself.

UAL/CAL/CMI Negotiations Update - November 7, 2013

The committee met this week in an attempt to finalize the joint CBA. The company presented a comprehensive proposal early in the week that the union rejected.


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