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Allegiant Air Mechanics Negotiations Update - September 5, 2018

The IBT International Negotiating Team met on 8/20 thru 8/22 to finish putting together the framework of what will be your first Teamster Contract.  We were able to complete the framework and have scheduled meetings with the rank and file negotiating committee members 10/23 and 10/24 to begin crafting the language we will use in face to face bargaining with the company.  Once we have prepared our documents we will schedule meetings with the company’s negotiators and begin the process.

Allegiant Air Mechanics Dispatch

Welcome to the Allegiant Mechanics dispatch. This will be a semi-regular publication to keep you informed of our progress during negotiations, as well as providing you with additional information as needed.

Allegiant Flight Dispatchers Vote to Join Teamsters Union

(WASHINGTON) – By a margin of 25 to 4, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air voted to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in a vote count announced by the National Mediation Board. There are 34 members in the bargaining unit.

Teamsters File Petition to Represent Allegiant Flight Dispatchers

(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters filed a petition with the National Mediation Board (NMB) this afternoon to represent 35 Allegiant Air flight dispatchers, a move that would broaden the relationship between company workers and the union.

Teamster Pilots At Allegiant Airlines Reach Historic Tentative Agreement

More than three years after bargaining, Allegiant Airlines pilots represented by Teamsters Local 1224 have reached a tentative agreement on their first union contract with the airline on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Teamsters and company negotiators have agreed to meet the week of June 27 to finalize the contract language. There are more than 700 pilots in the bargaining unit.

Anti-Union Allegiant CEO Lives His Worst Dream: Teamster Pilots

Allegiant CEO Maurice Gallagher, long an outspoken opponent of airline unionization, is living his worst dream: his pilots are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Pilots were prepared to strike on April 2, but on April 1 a U.S. district court judge in Las Vegas issued a temporary restraining order. A hearing is scheduled for Friday, April 10.

Union Alleges Allegiant Air Pilots Leaving At Accelerated Rates

The union that represents the 400 pilots of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air say pilots are leaving the airline at accelerated rates to work for companies that are offering higher pay and benefits. The Airline Professionals Association Teamsters Local 1224, based in Wilmington, Ohio, is surveying pilots that have left the airline.

Pilot Attrition Accelerates At Allegiant Air As Labor Issues Heat Up

Pilot attrition is accelerating at Allegiant Air as pilots, even senior captains with many years invested, have been leaving in increasing numbers for companies luring them with better and safer operations, better working conditions, better schedules and increased compensation and benefits packages.

Federal Court Orders Allegiant Air To Restore Pilot Work Rules Altered in 2012

A federal district court July 22 ordered Allegiant Air to restore two of four work rules covering pilots that the company altered after the International Brotherhood of Teamsters became their bargaining representative in 2012 and to modify two others.

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