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Airline Division News, Week Ending October 24, 2015

On October 20th, U.S. District Judge Frederico Moreno issued a ruling denying the Motion for Reconsideration filed by Amerijet management, compelling them to proceed with arbitration with their pilots and flight engineers. In a short, single page ruling, Judge Moreno determined that the motion filed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was in accordance with the Court of Appeals order in the matter.

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 3, 2015

In a ruling issued on September 30th, the National Mediation Board has determined that a single carrier status exists for Flight Options, LLC and Flexjet, LLC. The Teamsters Union had asserted in a filing with the NMB that Flight Options and Flexjet, wholly owned subsidiaries of OneSky Flight, Inc., are operating as a single transportation system for representation purposes under the Railway Labor Act.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 19, 2015

Outside of the Federal Mediation Process that both the legacy Express Jet and legacy ASA are involved in, the Teamster leadership agreed to a meeting with a combined negotiating committee to explore how progress could be made on a joint collective bargaining agreement.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 12, 2015

In a message to the membership on Wednesday, Atlas ExCo Chairman Captain Bob Kirchner announced that the union has filed a Section 6 notice regarding the “Union Express Operation LoA” that is part of the current Atlas CBA. 

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 5, 2015

In spite of a string of legal losses, Federal Court decisions against them, and judges who have explained the RLA to them; the management of Amerijet continues to exhibit a complete disregard of established law in relation to collective bargaining, especially Section 6 of the RLA.

Airline Division News, Week Ending August 29, 2015

The NetJets Dispatchers Negotiating Committee met this past week on Tuesday and Wednesday for preparation and electronic passes with the Company, then in person with the Company on Thursday.

Airline Division New, Week Ending, August 8, 2015

This week, the Cape Air ExCo and Negotiating Committee announced that a tentative agreement had been reached to extend the existing CBA to September 2018.  The tentative agreement will now be submitted to the Local’s Executive Board and Airline Division Director for final review before a ratification vote by the members.

Airline Division New, Week Ending, August 1, 2015

The parties met in Las Vegas the week of July 27, 2015 at the direction of Mediator McGuckin. The process of working in subcommittees continued through the session. Several Articles required adjustment/clarification prior to being TA’d.

Airline Division News, Week Ending July 26, 2015

Lead Union negotiator Bob Luciano and IBT Airline Division representative Chris Moore, accompanied by an IBT staff economist met with Express Jet COO, Alex Marren, Vice President of Maintenance Bob Madigan and Senior Director Lon Ziegler on Monday, July 13th, 2005.

Airline Division News, Week Ending July 11, 2015

Airline Division Director David Bourne was joined by Air Canada Business, International Representatives and Air Canada management in Clearwater Beach, Florida on Thursday and Friday to sign the new Agreement and to hold a system board.


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