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UAL-CAL-CMI Mechanics Update

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - October 20, 2014

The parties return to the table starting October 21 in Chicago under the direction of Gerry McGuckin from the NMB. At mediator McGuckin’s request, in advance of this week's session there was some subcommittee work done in Chicago. Also as a part of this advance work, officials from TeamCare met with the company along with Business Agents from several locals.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - October 11, 2014

The UAL mechanics seniority committee met last week in Seattle Washington to discuss some open issues prior to returning to the task of merging the three seniority lists. One of the main topics discussed was on the subject of tiebreakers. The process of merging the lists will resume in the coming weeks.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - Septemenber 21, 2014

On August 14, Denver Tech Ops management, on behalf of the United Corporation, recognized sub-UA Teamster-E.A.P. committee member Michael Brooks for his years of contribution and dedication to his fellow employees. His work as an active board member on the “United We Care Employee Relief Fund” was memorialized with the presentation of a Professional Crystal Award and cake.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - September 15, 2014

The parties met in Washington D.C. on September 11th and 12th at the offices of the National Mediation Board under the auspices of mediator Gerry McGuckin. The company presented a comprehensive economic term sheet proposal.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - August 23, 2014

On August 19th through the 21st UAL mechanics negotiations resumed with the parties meeting in Chicago under the direction of Federal Mediator Gerry McGuckin. On the 19th the parties were briefed by Mediator McGuckin on the negotiations process moving forward. The parties reached tentative agreements on two articles and finalized language on nine other articles.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - August 17, 2014

Several members of the TAMC led by International Rep. Chris Moore will be lobbying on Capitol Hill this Monday the 18th. The groups will focus on new certifications for foreign repair stations and other aviation maintenance safety related items.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - August 10, 2014

With a life on the line, Rob Pennell springs into action. The UAL Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician at PDX recently helped save the life of a stranger who was found unresponsive on the floor of the terminal...Oral arguments for the sCO medical grievance wrapped up on August 5; when the decision has been signed it will be reported in the Dispatch. The sUA medical grievance will continue as scheduled on September 8...

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update – July 20, 2014

On Tuesday, July 15th, the national GSE and Facilities committee representing sub United mechanics met in Houston. With the awarding of contracts around the system, the committee pressed on the need for the union to be involved early in the process of facility overhauls to ensure the scope of the projects does not violate the scope of the collective bargaining agreement.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update – July 13, 2014

In preparation for the upcoming mediation sessions, the parties met in Chicago during the week of July 7, 2014 through July 11, 2014. During this session the union committee revisited the problems resulting from the company’s incorrect interpretation of, and failure to implement, certain provisions of the respective standalone contracts.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanic Update - June 29, 2014

Normally we don’t report on United Daily articles but the article titled, “Base teams begin historic heavy maintenance on Airbus” found here is different. This is a story about the first HMV visit in SFO in twelve years. As part of the company’s cost reduction efforts they determined that bringing this work in would save money.


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