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Airline Division News, Week Ending July 8, 2017

July 6th brought about the first negotiating session with Atlas Air management since their first meeting with the company in March 2016, with the parties meeting at a neutral site in Washington, D.C.  As outlined in the framework agreement recently agreed to by the parties, the objective of the meeting was to come to a tentative agreement on articles presented over a year ago.

Airline Division News, Week Ending June 17, 2017

In a letter to their respective membership, the ExCo’s of Atlas Air and Southern Air announced that a Framework Agreement had been agreed upon to restart contract negotiations.

Airline Division News, Memorial Day Message May 28, 2017

As the date fast approaches for Airline Division Director David Bourne, Dr. Jim Kimball, Director of Economics and Research and others to leave for their trek, raising awareness and support our nations wounded veterans, many have asked how they can contribute.

Airline Division News, Week Ending May 20, 2017

On Friday, in a message to the membership, Airline Division Director David Bourne announced the following: 

It is with a mixture of sadness and happiness that I announce the retirement of Airline Division Deputy Director Steven Nagrotsky.

Airline Division News, Week Ending May 13, 2017

NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 have launched a multi-location informational picketing campaign to publicize their dispute over the company’s refusal to pay industry standard wages and massive levels of subcontracting of aircraft maintenance. Informational picketing began on Friday at Don Scott Airport at Ohio State University in Columbus. 

Airline Division News, Week Ending April 22, 2017

Following a tentative agreement on April 5, 2017, Teamster Flight Dispatchers at Atlas Air, Inc., and Polar Air Cargo have voted to ratify changes to their existing contract. One-hundred percent of the flight dispatchers voted, with 74 percent voting in favor of ratification.

Airline Division News, Week Ending April 2, 2017

The Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are concerned that NetJets management is ignoring a growing shortage of qualified aircraft mechanics to the detriment of customers, workers and the business itself.

Airline Division News, Week Ending March 5, 2017 - SPECIAL

Months after an ABX Air pilot strike grounded flights for DHL and Amazon for two days, ABX pilots and the airline, owned by Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), reached a settlement agreement that returns the pilots’ right to take compensatory days off after they are forced to work on their off days to cover flights due to staffing shortages.


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