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Airline Division News, Week Ending, September 17, 2016

According to NBC 4 in New York, the body of Sierra Shields, the Delta flight attendant who went missing in January, when she apparently quit her job ahead of a flight and walked out of LaGuardia Airport, has been found.

Airline Division News, Week Ending, September 10, 2016

Holding signs reading “Our Families Deserve Better” and “Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Pilots Ready to Strike,” pilots from major DHL and Amazon contractor Atlas Air are protesting outside the Purchase headquarters of their airline’s holding company, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), to demand company executives stop denying them of a fair, industry-standard contract. This week marks the current contract’s amendable date – the date pilots are due a new contract by management.

Airline Division News, Week Ending, August 27, 2016

The Amerijet Negotiating Committee met the week of August 23rd-25th 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  The week started out with the Union having a discussion with Amerijet management regarding to the recent 767 upgrade. Following the discussion, the committee was able to get most of the concerns regarding potential violations addressed.  However, as a consequence of some upgrade violations; reason and principle dictate the processing of a timely grievance.

Airline Division News, Week Ending, August 13, 2016

On Friday, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and United Airlines announced jointly today that they have reached an agreement in principle for a joint contract covering the company’s approximately 9,000 technicians and related employees.

Airline Division News, Week Ending, August 6, 2016

The UAL Negotiating Committee met the week of July 25th – 29th, 2016 in Chicago. The week started out with CEO Oscar Munoz talking to the Union Committee. Munoz gave his vision for the future of the Company, including how the group fits in to that strategy going forward. He answered several questions regarding his involvement in facilitating the process of talks that will lead to an industry leading contract.

Airline Division News, Week Ending July 16, 2016

After more than two years of Fence Agreement negotiations that were frustrated by management’s unreasonable positions that led to an impasse, three days of mediation/hearings were scheduled by Arbitrator Herb Fishgold. The hearing was scheduled June 28th – 30th and due to scheduling conflicts, reconvened on July 13th.

Airline Division New, Week Ending, June 25, 2016

After this week’s meeting, the parties are again scheduled to meet next week at the direction of the National Mediation Board.

Airline Division News, Week Ending, April 23, 2016

After another flagrant violation of the RLA by management; offering a Voluntary Separation Program (“VSP”) to Flight Options pilots, including furloughed pilots “without the participation or consent” of the Union that pilots elected; on Friday the IBT filed a Motion for Temporary and Preliminary Injunctive Relief in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division.

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 28, 2016

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division has sent a Section 6 Notice to OneSky, LLC parent company of fractional share airlines Flight Options and Flexjet on behalf of the pilots represented by the union at those air carriers.

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 20, 2016

Now that the both lawsuits have been dropped by the company, the Teamsters and management the parties now look to the process of returning to the table under the auspices of federal mediators

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