On August 28th, Material Specialists at Southwest rejected the company’s “Last, Best and Final” contract offer. The Union and Company jointly filed for Mediation. The National Mediation Board has responded and assigned a case number. As of this time, no dates for the first meeting have been announced.
Week In Review
Through the Teamsters Military Assistance Program; the Airline Division and The Aviation Mechanics Coalition were invited to make a presentation at the American Legion A & P Credentialing Round Table in Washington, DC on November 7, 2017. The roundtable discussion focused on the Aviation Mechanic shortage and how to facilitate the transition of separating Veterans into civilian aviation maintenance jobs.