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United Airlines Technicians Update: Summit and Follow Up BA Meeting

As discussed in a previous dispatch, a summit with United Airlines (UA) Labor Relations leadership was held in Washington DC on July 21 at the IBT Headquarters. Several issues were discussed during that meeting. These issues included the UA System Board, the growing backlog of grievances due to the pandemic (especially regarding RIF and recall) and the scheduling of arbitration cases. Commitments were made to reduce the docket and to settle grievances at the lowest possible level as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement.

A Letter to ExpressJet Members from Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne

July 31, 2020

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with deep regret that we must inform you that ExpressJet did not prevail in their quest to generate additional flying from United Airlines. Those of you who stuck it out through the 2008-2017 concessionary period, you are commended. Your phenomenal work ethic and dedication to your craft provided ExpressJet with a superior product throughout that entire time. The company never appreciated that, and even prior to COVID-19 continued to negotiate for wages that were less than the industry standard.

TAMC Chairman Chris Moore Appointed to Serve as a Director of the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association

Today, the board of directors of the Professional Aviation Maintenace Association (PAMA) approved the presidential appointment of Chris Moore to serve a two-year term on the board.

Chris Moore is president of The Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC). As founder of TAMC, Moore works tirelessly to advocate for aviation workplace safety and to promote the craft and the intrinsic value of aviation maintenance personnel.

Allegiant Air Mechanics Negotiations Update - April 4, 2019

Brothers and Sisters,

Your Negotiations Committee (NC) met with the Company on April 2, 3 and 4th at Allegiant Air Headquarters. The Union and the Company made passes and worked on Articles 12, Training, 19 Grievance Procedure, 20 Board of Arbitration, 23 Management Rights and 24 Labor-Management Cooperation. A Tentative Agreement was reached on Article 12 Training as well a Protocol Agreement. All in all, it was another productive negotiations session.

The next negotiations meeting is scheduled for the week of May 14th.

UPS Air Cargo Teamsters Ratify Contract

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees at UPS Air Cargo have voted to ratify their newest contract with the company. The contract, which becomes amendable on November 1, 2023, makes UPS Air Cargo mechanics the highest-paid air cargo mechanics in the country by a wide margin.

Allegiant Air Mechanics Negotiations Update - September 5, 2018

The IBT International Negotiating Team met on 8/20 thru 8/22 to finish putting together the framework of what will be your first Teamster Contract.  We were able to complete the framework and have scheduled meetings with the rank and file negotiating committee members 10/23 and 10/24 to begin crafting the language we will use in face to face bargaining with the company.  Once we have prepared our documents we will schedule meetings with the company’s negotiators and begin the process.

Benefits for United Airlines Technicians and Related Employees

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Benefits Committee at United Airlines has put together this informational and resource package to assist you in understanding your benefits and to provide you with a quick-reference to help employees with Benefit questions.

Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics File For Release From Mediation

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – After more than three and a half years of UPS refusing to agree to a new contract with aircraft mechanics and related classifications, Wednesday the mechanics requested that the National Mediation Board (NMB) release them from mediated negotiations with the company.


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