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A Message From Your UAL Negotiating Committee: April 6, 2016

On February 16, 2016, Teamster United Airlines mechanics, voted down United’s offer and voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Since then, your negotiating committee has been hard at work to determine the best path for productive negotiations with the company that address the concerns of the membership.

A survey of the membership was completed on Friday, April 1. This will give the negotiating committee an accurately prioritized picture of the current issues and concerns that the workers want brought up in bargaining.

Teamster Mechanics Protest United Airlines at Houston PGA Tour Event

(HOUSTON) – United Airlines mechanics and technicians ramped up their strike threat at the PGA Shell Houston Open today. United is the airline sponsor of the PGA tour.

The Teamster mechanics held banners that read, “United Airlines Execs: Don’t Loot Mechanics’ Healthcare & Profit-Sharing” and “No Contract – No Flights.” 

A Message From Your UAL Negotiating Committee: March 11, 2016

Teamsters from across America gathered in Manhattan on Tuesday March 8th at the JP Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference. The event was planned to attract investors to a variety of corporations, such as United Airlines. The meeting began at 8am with UAL scheduled first on the agenda and we were there early to greet the attendees to the conference in a special way.

Teamster Mechanics Threaten Strike Against United Airlines At JP Morgan Investor Conference

(NEW YORK) – Hundreds of aircraft mechanics who traveled from 10 airports across the U.S. protested their employer, United Airlines [NYSE: UAL], at JP Morgan’s annual Aviation, Transportation & Industrials investor conference today.

The protest follows two weeks of picketing actions by United Airlines mechanics and technicians at airports across the country, including San Francisco, Los Angeles (LAX), Chicago O’Hare, Newark, LaGuardia, Washington Dulles, Cleveland, Boston Logan, Houston and Orlando.

Teamster Mechanics Picket United Airlines

(WASHINGTON) – Today, hundreds of United Airlines mechanics protested the airline’s contract offer by picketing outside key maintenance bases at the San Francisco, Houston and Orlando airports. 

Earlier this week, mechanics voted down United’s contract proposal by 93 percent. Mechanics also voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Over 9,000 mechanics at United are represented by the Teamsters Union, which will petition the National Mediation Board for a strike release.

Teamsters Demand United Airlines Deliver Fair Contract for Mechanics

(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa, Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne and local union leadership from across the United States are demanding United Airlines negotiate an industry-leading contract for over 9,000 airline mechanics. 

On Tuesday, over 93 percent of mechanics who voted cast ballots against the company’s final offer, sending a strong message that United Airlines needs to do better by its workforce. 

Teamster Mechanics Reject United Airlines' Final Offer, Vote to Strike

(WASHINGTON) – Teamster mechanics voted overwhelmingly today to reject United Airlines’ final offer and authorize a strike. There are over 9,000 mechanics in the bargaining unit. Over 93 percent of mechanics who voted cast ballots against the company’s offer.

United Airlines Fails to Reach Agreement with Teamster Aviation Maintenance Technicians

(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.” 

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - June 19, 2015

The parties met this week in Las Vegas. The Union worked on finalizing its comprehensive proposal on Tuesday. The positive change in the direction of negotiations was refreshing. It was agreed that due to the progress made, sub committees would continue to meet to attempt to finalize several issues prior to the next session. 

United Airlines Employees Protest at Annual Meeting

Frustration among United Airlines' 9,000 unionized maintenance technicians, some of whom demonstrated outside the carrier's headquarters in Chicago on Wednesday, spilled over to the corporate annual meeting inside.


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