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United Contacting Those Who Flew With Ebola Victim

United Airlines said Thursday it is notifying passengers who were on flights with a man later diagnosed with Ebola and telling them how to contact federal health officials.

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.

NTSB Finds Pilot Error Caused UPS Airlines Crash

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has blamed pilot error for the crash of an UPS Airlines Airbus A300-600, which crashed on approach to Birmingham, Alabama, on Aug. 14, 2013.

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...

Check Out the New Issue of the TAMC Newsletter

The summer edition of the Teamster Aviation Professional is hot off the press. Volume 5, Issue 2 of the newsletter is a full digest of news related to the Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC) as well as industry insights and useful information for all members of the mechanics and related class and craft.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update – July 27, 2014

On Thursday, July 24, the steering committee was reconvened in Denver for the purpose of a briefing on the current state of negotiations. Representative Clacy Griswold explained where the negotiations are now. There was also a short briefing on mediation. Representative Bob Fisher gave an overview of the current system wide arbitration cases.

United Airlines Cited for Workplace Violations at Newark

Federal officials say United Airlines repeatedly put workers at Newark Liberty International Airport in danger of being injured by falls or by falling objects and other workplace hazards. Violations include exposing aircraft mechanics to fall hazards while working from a ground support vehicle and struck-by hazards by storing materials on storage racks

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.

Teamsters Submit Comments on FAA Requirements for Drug Testing at Foreign Repair Stations

The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC) called for the implementation of a single standard of drug testing for airline mechanics in its comments submitted today to the FAA on its proposed rulemaking, (Docket No. FAA-2012-1058), for required drug testing at foreign repair stations.

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.

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