With over 90 percent of the bargaining unit participating in the election, Material Specialists represented by the Teamsters Airline Division voted overwhelmingly to ratify their tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines.
Shop stewards who represent aircraft mechanics at United Airlines (UA) wrapped up a two-day training last week at IBT headquarters in Washington, D.C.
“I’d like to thank everyone who made time to come out to our training last week,” said Capt. David Bourne, Teamsters Airline Division Director. “Whether you have been a Teamster in the aviation industry for three years or 30 years, there’s always something new to learn.”
Students from all over Southern California participated in the first ever Clippers SoCal SciFest sponsored by USA Science and Engineering. While on a smaller scale than the Washington DC Festival there was no lack of enthusiasm on the part of the Students their Parents or the Exhibitors. The event attracted approximately 40,000 to the LA convention center over the weekend.
Brothers and Sisters,
Your Negotiations Committee (NC) met with the Company on April 2, 3 and 4th at Allegiant Air Headquarters. The Union and the Company made passes and worked on Articles 12, Training, 19 Grievance Procedure, 20 Board of Arbitration, 23 Management Rights and 24 Labor-Management Cooperation. A Tentative Agreement was reached on Article 12 Training as well a Protocol Agreement. All in all, it was another productive negotiations session.
The next negotiations meeting is scheduled for the week of May 14th.
“I decided not to look back, but to move forward,” said Jimmy Uharriet. Jimmy is a Teamsters SFO mechanic at United Airlines.
(WASHINGTON) – With over 90 percent of the bargaining unit participating in the election, Teamsters material specialists voted overwhelmingly to ratify their tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines.
(DENVER) – Frontier Airlines mechanics have voted to ratify their most recent contract with the Teamsters by a margin of 96 percent. The agreement will be in effect until March 2023.