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Airline Division News, Week Ending February 28, 2015

Local 210 Lead Negotiator Bob Luciano and Airline Division International Representative Chris Moore met with ExpressJet COO Alex Marren and Vice President of Maintenance Bob Madigan. Talks were wide ranging and led to the company signing an interim agreement for stock clerks...The GoJets Pilots Negotiating Committee met this week and prepared sections regarding Hours of Service, Recognition & Scope, Insurance & Other Benefits, and Scheduling...

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 21, 2015

Local 1224 Miami Air negotiating committees and the company met this past week in Florida, where they engaged in continued direct negotiations to amend the current collective bargaining agreement...Representatives of the pilots of TMC and officials of Local 1108 held their first meeting with members of TMC management this week as a precursor to Section 6 discussions for the group...

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 14, 2015

Members of the Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition continued their lobbying push on February 11, holding meetings with Matthew McCarthy, Legislative Assistant for Transportation for Senator Maria Cantwell, (D-WA) and Chris Brown, Staff Director of the House Subcommittee on Aviation. The TAMC is pressing its agenda on Drug Testing at Foreign Repair Stations and the Moratorium on Certification of any new Repair Stations... 

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 7, 2015

The Allegiant Air Negotiations Committee met with the company for contract negotiations Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition to devoting time to the preparation of contract sections for proposals to the company, they passed opening proposals on Section 5 (Seniority), and Section 19 (Management Rights)...

Airline Division News, Week Ending January 31, 2015

Senators are calling on the Obama administration to nominate a new Transportation Security Administration administrator...The FAA has issued new rules on Sleep Apnea for pilots...American Airlines Group plans to boost its regional fleet by 4.9 percent, or 28 aircraft, in 2015...

Airline Division News, Week Ending January 9, 2015

On Tuesday, January 13, the Teamsters pilots at Allegiant Air, members of APA Local 1224, will be holding informational pickets at multiple locations in their airline system against subpar working conditions and compensation...

Airline Division News, Week Ending December 28, 2014

Pilots with Travel Management Company (TMC) voted overwhelmingly last week in favor of Teamster representation. After the National Mediation Board (NMB) certifies the election, about 200 TMC pilots will become members of Teamsters Local 1108 in Richmond Heights, Ohio.

Airline Division News, Week Ending December 13, 2014

In a victory for labor, Congress passed H.R. 2591. The resolution extends the filing deadline provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006 that were included in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, allowing American Airlines employees whose retirement plans were frozen in bankruptcy to redirect their funds to a qualified plan with no tax penalty.

Airline Division News, Week Ending December 6, 2014

The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) announced the appointment of Teamsters Local 1224 Vice President Capt. Mark Niles to the position of Vice President...The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots has sued the company over a violation of the Stored Communications Act...

Airline Division News, Week Ending November 29, 2014

Atlas Air Captain Ken Ryngala passed away Saturday evening, November 22...Atlas Air First Officer Todd Hoppe passed away on Tuesday, November 18...

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