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Airline Division News, Week Ending April 19, 2014

Tens of thousands of American Airlines Inc. retirees can relax, at least for a while — they won’t be required to begin paying their own health insurance premiums.

Airline Division News, Week Ending April 12, 2014

The GoJets Negotiations Committee met with the Company on Wednesday, April 9th and Thursday, April 10th. On Wednesday, the IBT passed a counter on Section 7 (Hours of Service). The Company passed counters on Section 13 (Vacation), Section 28 (Union Representation) and Section 29 (Union Security).

Airline Division News, Week Ending April 5, 2014

Negotiations for a stand-alone Technician and Related, Subsidiary ASA contract resumed this week in Baltimore ... On Friday, the pilots of Republic Airlines voted to reject the Tentative Agreement that had been reached by the pilot negotiators and management ... Negotiations for ExpressJet mechanics resumed on Monday in Baltimore ... Flight Attendants for Republic Airlines have been advised that the company and union are in disagreement over the intent of LOA #6 ...The Negotiating Committee for Allegiant Air dispatchers met with the company on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Airline Division News, Week Ending March March 22, 2014

The NetJets Technician and Related negotiating committee met at Local 284 Headquarters the week of March 17th and made progress on several articles ... A very busy round of negotiations between the Union and United Airlines Management for the Flight Simulator Technicians and Related Amalgamated Agreement concluded this week ... Piedmont negotiations resumed on Monday, March 17th with a productive week reported ... The TAMC and Airline Division applaud ANPRM on Drug/Alcohol Testing for Foreign MROs.

Airline Division News, Week Ending March 15, 2014

Over 860 attendees, eighteen Teamster Safety representatives attended the FAA Safety Info Share in Seattle Washington last week...ExpressJet contract negotiations were held on March 11th, 12th and 13th in Baltimore, Maryland under the direction of the Federal Mediator... Southwest Airlines Flight Simulator Technicians, with 100 percent participation, ratified a new two year contract by majority vote...The roadshow schedule for Republic pilots concerning the TA has been announce and ballots for the ratification vote were mailed on or about March 7th.

Airline Division News, Week Ending March 1, 2014

In the first week of negotiations with management for the UAL Flight Simulator Technicians and Related Amalgamated agreement, the union passed several articles...The new TA package for Republic Pilots is being prepared while roadshows are being schedules and electronic voting has been announced...Negotiations for a stand-alone Technician and Related, Subsidiary ASA contract resumed with the Union and Company meeting in Federal Mediation...Capt. Bourne comments on 2014 GAO aviation report on airline pilots.

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 22, 2014

The Negotiating Team for Republic Airways pilots met this week to put finishing touches on the new Tentative Agreement (TA) and briefed the Local 357 Executive Board and Stewards on the deal...Amerijet and the union met for contract negotiations with the membership represented by Local 769...The TAMC announced it will launch an investigation into engine problems at Allegiant Air...Dates set for UAL arbitrations...

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 14, 2014

On Friday, the Teamsters Airline Division announced that it reached a tentative agreement with Republic Airways. Covering more than 2,200 pilots, the agreement includes increases in pay that will place Republic pilots at or near the top of its regional airline peers ...At Southwest, the Flight Simulator Technicians - members of Teamsters Airline Division, Local 19 who keep the simulators “flying” - were just recognized by the company with the annual “Heroes of the Heart” award for their dedication...

Republic Pilots to Vote on New Tentative Agreeement in March

This week the Teamsters Airline Division reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Republic Airways. The agreement - which includes increases in pay, improvements in work rules, quality of life enhancements, more flexibility in scheduling, and a signing bonus if ratified - will be presented to union members for review and a formal ratification vote, which is expected in March.

Airline Division News, Week Ending February 8, 2014

Negotiations resumed on behalf of the Republic Pilot Group January 28th in Pittsburgh, PA.  The major topics of the negotiations covered during the session were Article 3 (Compensation) and Article 7 (Vacancies)...NetJets dispatchers...Horizon mechanics fight outsourcing...


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