(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.
(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.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Following a tentative agreement on May 6, 2016, Teamster flight dispatchers at NetJets have voted unanimously to ratify their first-ever contract. The vote was 38 to 0 in favor of accepting the agreement.
United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) said today it has reached tentative agreement on a new joint collective bargaining agreement with the two unions representing the Chicago-based carrier's more than 330 flight dispatchers.
Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne issued an official statement on the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) 2014 Aviation Workforce report, “Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots," saying that "The issue causing the shortage is not a lack of skill - it is the inability for many pilots to survive on wages below the poverty level." Read more...