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.
Your IBT Negotiations Committee and UAL have concluded two days of mediated talks at the IBT Headquarters building in Washington D.C. We are pleased to announce there has been solid progress this week.
On Wednesday, November 19, 2019 Teamsters joined the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA), the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) and the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) at a press conference at the U.S. House of Representatives to voice their support for the Safe Skies Act.
(WASHINGTON)—The pilots of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA); the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), including the Independent Pilots Association (IPA); the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 and Teamsters Atlas Local 2750 joined U.S. House of Representatives leaders today to introduce legislation that would apply one level of safety for all-cargo operations in the same manner as passenger operations.
Showcasing the varied career fields available in the aviation industry was the goal as Division representatives attended the ProJet Aviation Education and Career Expo in Leesburg VA on Friday, November 11th. Director David Bourne, Deputy Director Allynn Allen, International Representatives Bob Fisher and Chris Moore were joined by Local 210 Shop Steward Blake Silverstein for the event.
Today, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we pause to honor the fallen. Originally known as Armistice Day, on this day WWI officially ended as Germany signed the Armistice with the Allies, ending what became referred to as “The war to end all wars.”