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Airline Division News, Week Ending October 29, 2016

The union Negotiating Committee met with the Company for bargaining the week of October 10th, and presented management with proposals covering Article 1 (Recognition), Article 16 (Holidays), Article 17 (Insurance and Other Benefits), Article 25 (Sick Days) and Article 33 (Wages). Refusing to accept management demands for economic and work rule concessions, they also resubmitted all other outstanding proposals.

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 15, 2016

Into the early hours of Friday morning, after nearly four years of bargaining and arbitration, the Airline Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Local 769 and the Amerijet negotiating committee announced that an Agreement in Principle had been reached by all parties for a new collective bargaining agreement.

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 2, 2016

After many years of negotiations and with the assistance of the NMB, the pilots of Kalitta Air finally have an Agreement in Principal (AiP).

Airline Division News, Week Ending, September 24, 2016

A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Amerijet must follow a district court order to arbitrate labor disputes with Teamsters who are temporarily based in the Caribbean.

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.


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