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UAL-CAL-CMI Mechanics Update

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - August 14, 2015

The parties met this week in Las Vegas.  Among the items addressed were an IBT counter proposal to the Health and Welfare (Article 16), Letters of Agreement, and facilities maintenance Article 3 issues. The facilities committee is very close to agreement on language terms for this section.

UAL, CAL, CMI Mechanics Update, July 31, 2015

The parties met in Las Vegas the week of July 27, 2015 at the direction of Mediator McGuckin. The process of working in subcommittees continued through the session. Several Articles (listed below) required adjustment/clarification prior to being TA’d. The FST negotiations committee and the Company met through the week to discuss language applying to their craft.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - July 10, 2015

As many of you are aware, the 60 days time frame prescribed by the arbitrator in this decision has passed. The arbitrator contacted the parties for a status update and she was informed that an information request was made by the Division, that the Company had provided information and that the Division's actuary, Gaelle Gravot, was digging through the data.

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. 

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - June 10, 2015

Over 100 Teamster members gathered in Chicago on June 10th in a show of strength and unity to demonstrate frustration with the company's lack of urgency in negotiating the promised industry-leading contract for United technicians. The picketers were so loud and boisterous at 233 Wacker Drive that they could be heard in the shareholders meeting.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Negotiations Update - June 5, 2015

As previously reported in the Dispatch, mediated talks have not been going well. As a result the negotiating committee requested of the Division that all possible legal pressure be brought to bear on the Company to move these talks forward. The first planned event will take place at the annual shareholders meeting at Willis Tower in downtown Chicago on June 10th at 8am. The event will include a demonstration and hand billing prior to the meeting, followed by attendance of the meeting, to demand an industry-leading contract now.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Negotiations Update - May 11, 2015

This week the IBT and Company committee's are reconvening under the direction of the Mediator in Las Vegas Nevada. Next weekend a report of the session will be released.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Negotiations Update - May 2, 2015

A decision has been reached in the sub UA medical arbitration case. The majority decision is sustained in part and denied in part. The Board ruled that the institution of a 90-10 coinsurance violated Art 16 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. With respect to the other increases such as co pays and out of pocket maximums the Board ruled that those elements were not in violation of Article 16.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Negotiations Update - April 8, 2015

The Resource Utilization arbitration is scheduled to continue on June 4 in Newark. As previously reported in the December 6 Mechanics Dispatch, the company requested and received a continuation of the case due to a change in their attorney. Since that date there have been several proposed dates but this is the first date that all parties could attend. After the hearing there will be an update on the process.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Negotiations Update - March 15, 2015

On March 11th and 12th, the parties met in Rosemont, IL. On the 11th, the Union Negotiating Committee presented its comprehensive proposal to the Company, which included the rank-and-file negotiating committee’s wage proposal, scope provisions, health and welfare, work rules and pension...


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