A notice to the steering committee was sent out for the body to reconvene July 24 and 25 in Denver. The notice was sent to the seventy sitting members of the committee covering all locations from Boston to Guam. The committee will be briefed on what has transpired since the last meeting and then there will be a discussion on how the talks will proceed under mediation.
Mechanics and Related
The newest edition of the Teamster Aviation Professional is hot off the press just in time for Workers’ Memorial Day today. This is the official newsletter of the Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC). Its pages are filled with essential news, information and insights from Teamster airline mechanics and leading TAMC members.
The presentation of the union’s case began on Wednesday the 9th however it was not completed. The hearing session concluded late that day with the parties reviewing calendars to schedule future dates. As with the two subsidiary medical grievances, when the schedule is known it will be reported in the Dispatch.
About 200 NetJets employees marched in front of the company's headquarters at Port Columbus yesterday, conducting an informational picket over labor talks that they say have dragged on -- in one case, for years. The company's pilots, flight attendants and dispatchers along with Teamster maintenance workers, mechanics and stock clerks are in the midst of contract negotiations with the company, the world's largest private-jet operator.
In a powerful display of solidarity, approximately 200 unionized NetJets employees, included Teamsters, participated in an informational picket across the street from the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary's corporate headquarters to focus attention on escalating attacks on their pay, benefits and working conditions amid record profits.
Minimal progress and unjustifiable demands have motivated the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 284 to formally launch the NetJets Unions Coalition (NUC). NJASAP represents the 3,000-plus pilots at NetJets while Teamsters Local 284 represents approximately 500 dispatchers, flight attendants, maintenance controllers, mechanics and stock clerks.
A grievance preparation and presentation training class for representatives that present cases at the system/joint board level is scheduled to take place April 29th and 30th in San Francisco. The class will be held at Local 856 in San Bruno and will be presented by the Airline Division with the assistance of the IBT Training and Development Department.