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Airline Division News, Week Ending July 20, 2013

The federal mediator assigned to ExpressJet negotiations reconvened the parties on July 15th with discussions continuing through July 18th.

Airline Division News, Week Ending July 13, 2013

The GoJets pilot negotiation committee met with the company representation on Thursday, July 11th.  Prior to the meeting, The IBT Negotiating Team spent a very beneficial Monday through Wednesday in preparation for the meeting with the Company on Thursday.

Airline Division News, Week Ending June 29, 2013

Teamsters Local 135 Flight Attendants, which represents over 2000 Flight Attendants for Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, has announced that they have reached a new Tentative Agreement (T/A) with the management of Republic Airlines.

Airline Division News, Week Ending March 2, 2013

Negotiations continued this past week, February 27th through March 1st in Baltimore. While Airline Division Director David Bourne, met last week with Brad Holt to discuss a solution to a unified ExpressJet/ASA agreement; the focus of this week’s session was work on the Express Jet contract with the assistance of the federal mediator.

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 24, 2013

Airline Division Director David Bourne was in Atlanta on Friday to meet with XJT Chief Operating Officer Brad Holt in an effort to break the log jam that has slowed mechanic contract negotiations to a crawl over the last 12 months.

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 16, 2013

This week, the parties met in Chicago to continue Phase 1 (non economic) reconciliation talks on a joint combined collective bargaining agreement. With a few remaining reconciliation issues that may require further discussion, next week a small group from the Teamster committee will focus on constructing and tightening language to reflect the agreements reached in committee discussions. That language will then be available for analysis, review and edits by the entire committee the following week prior to moving forward.

Airline Division News, Week Ending March 9, 2014

This week, Airline Division Director David Bourne travelled to Phoenix, Arizona to meet with the Local 104 regarding the pending merger of the CSR’s of American and USAirways. Discussions centered on a joint IBT/CWA agreement and looking forward to an organizing campaign to merge the American CSR’s into the unit.

Airline Division News, Week Ending November 21, 2012

Atlas Air / Polar Air Cargo Flight Dispatchers Ratify First Contract

Flight Dispatchers for Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo have ratified their first contract in a vote last week. By an overwhelming margin, the dispatchers of the two carriers; who operate under the umbrella of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, accepted the terms of the five year agreement.

Airline Division News, Week Ending November 3, 2012

Editor's Note: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Week in Review did not publish. The Airline Division expresses its best wishes for our members, families and all affected for their safety and a speedy recovery.

NJA Dispatchers Deal with Contempt of Company Negotiators during Attempts at Bargaining


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