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Airline Division News, Week Ending November 23, 2014

The Airline Division and Teamsters Local 135 prevailed in the Midwest Seniority Integration arbitration on November 18 to integrate Republic and Midwest flight attendants...Capt. David Bourne attended the International Aviation Club luncheon in DC where Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO addressed recent discussions that have kept the low-cost carrier from operating in the U.S...

Airline Division News, Week Ending November 15, 2014

NetJets is threatening to fire workers over the Teamsters' decision to publicize the names of wealthy customers who stand to benefit from the company’s attack on the wages, benefits and working conditions...Piedmont Stock Clerk negotiations resumed on November 11 with productive discissions...Negotiations for Piedmont Mechanics resumed November 10 in a brief two-day session that was not viewed as overly productive...

Airline Division News, Week Ending November 8, 2014

Negotiations for a combined ASA/XJT Stock Clerk contract resumed this week in Atlanta. The Union made passes on Section 7 (Hours of Service) and Section 22 (General and Miscellaneous), and the Company made a pass on Section 22 and Section 7. The parties were unable to reach a TA (Tentative Agreement) on any Sections this week.

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 25, 2014

On Friday, October 24th, IBT Safety and Health Industrial Hygienist Enjoli DeGrasse and TAMC Chairman Chris Moore participated in the national conference call, "Ebola Preparedness for Labor Unions"...UAL and IBT reconvened negotiations in Chicago for another session of bargaining under the direction and supervision of the National Mediation Board...

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 18, 2014

David Renshaw is a busy man. Recently named “Teamster of the Year” for Local 769, the Business Agent recently added to his workload when he assumed the representation for the Airline Division in the Local...In response to concerns raised by UAL/IBT Safety Chairman Ralph Ortiz to United management about the current concerns of preventing the accidental spread of the Ebola virus on United aircraft by passengers that may have exhibited similar symptoms, UAL Director of Technical Operations and Ground Safety Ron Sims issued a response...

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 12, 2014

Piedmont stock clerk negotiations resumed on October 9, 2014 with the union presenting proposals on Article 21 (Moving Expenses) and Article 14 (Vacation). After discussion, both articles were tentatively agreed to. Piedmont mechanics negotiations set to resume October 7 were cancelled - new dates will be scheduled.

Airline Division News, Week Ending October 4, 2014

The Airline Division reminds all members to follow "best practices" and guidelines set fourth by the CDC in light of a passenger who traveled by air to the U.S. and contracted the Ebola virus...Negotiations for NetJets technicians and related resumed this week with the committee working internally and making electronic passes with management...

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 27, 2014

Fifteen mechanic and related Teamsters representing Event Review Committees and Flight Safety Committees from five airlines took part in the FAA Aviation Safety Infoshare conference in Baltimore last week. “The TAMC commitment to aviation safety was visible to the entire industry as Teamster mechanics easily outnumbered the other union mechanic groups combined,” said Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 20, 2014

More than 15,000 passenger service professionals at the newly-merged American-US Airways have voted to join the CWA-IBT Customer Service Employee Association. 1,300 new members will be represented by the Teamsters Airline Division...The Allegiant Airlines Dispatcher Negotiations Committee prepared for negotiations on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Discussions are on hold pending the appointment of a new company principal negotiator.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 13, 2014

United Airlines and Teamster mechanic negotiators met in Washington DC on September 11th and 12th at the National Mediation Board. Both sides presented proposals on economic issues including scope, pensions, health and welfare, and wages...Flight deck crewmembers at Kalitta Charters II voted to join the Teamsters in an election that ended September 3rd. The unit includes 52 pilots who will be represented by Local 1224...

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