Syndicated radio host Leslie Marshall is joined on the show by Chris Moore, Chairman of the Aviation Mechanics Coalition and a Teamsters Airline Division representative. They discussed how the Teamsters are contacting NetJets customers as part of an effort to publicize their escalating labor dispute over subcontracting critical maintenance and wages.
(CHICAGO) – United Airlines’ [NYSE: UAL] labor woes continue as talks with International Brotherhood of Teamsters-represented aviation maintenance technicians and related workers stalled today.
“Delta and American are setting the pace and United is dragging its feet,” said Clacy Griswold, lead negotiator for the Teamsters. “Our hardworking aviation professionals deserve industry- leading pay and benefits and will settle for nothing less.”
The new edition of the Teamster Aviation Professional is ready to read. Volume 6, Issue 2 of the newsletter includes detailed reports on recent actions and negotiations at United Airlines, the TAMC role at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition, the ongoing push to end unfair subsidies at Gulf nation carriers, and much more!
Pilots for Allegiant Air are raising new concerns about the safety of the company's planes. The pilot's union has sent the airline's board of directors a letter, outlining its concerns. Read more here. In part, it says: "As you know, the pilots at Allegiant Air have concerns about the company's bare minimum approach to maintenance and operation of the airline."