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Teamsters Local 135 Reaches Tentative Agreement for Republic Airline Flight Attendants

Five-Year Contract Provides Major Improvements in Wages, Benefits

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Teamsters Local 135 and Republic Airline announced today that they reached a tentative agreement on terms of a new five-year contract for the roughly 2,100 Republic flight attendants represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.


Teamsters Local 357 And Republic Airways Settle Pilot "Flight Pay Loss" Dispute

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters joined with IBT Local 357 and Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. to file a joint motion in federal district court in Indiana to dismiss all legal actions concerning the “Flight Pay Loss” dispute and other disputes that arose during the trusteeship of Local 747, which occurred in April 2009.

Teamsters Win Midwest Seniority Case For Flight Attendants

The Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 135 prevailed in the Midwest Seniority Integration Arbitration on November 18, when labor arbitrator Homer C. La Rue found the Teamsters’ proposal to be the most “fair and equitable” method to integrate Republic and former Midwest flight attendants.

Republic Airways Pilots Reject Contract Offer

Pilots for Republic Airways overwhelmingly rejected a proposed four-year contract that the company said would have put them at or near the top of wages for pilots at regional airlines. The voting that ended Friday affected more than 2,200 pilots represented by the Teamsters.

Teamsters Airline Division Statement on Republic Pilots' Vote

Pilots of Republic Airlines, represented by Teamsters Local Union 357 in Plainfield, Ind. and the Teamsters Airline Division, voted down a tentative agreement by the count of 289-1,643. "The membership has spoken and we will respect their wishes," said Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne.

Republic Airways’ 4-Year Pilot Labor TA Praised By Industry Expert

As Friday’s union vote nears on a proposed four-year pilot labor agreement between the Republic Airways Holdings and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 357, a leading national airline expert praises the agreement. "The TA paves the way for what appears to be a more open relationship with the company to address scheduling and operations. These issues are critical to running the very best regional airline possible. American and Envoy took a different approach – an approach some call concessionary whereas Republic is offering improvements."

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...

Republic Airways Teamsters to Vote on Tentative Agreement With Company

Today, the Teamsters Airline Division announced that it reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Republic Airways. The more than 2,200 pilots of Republic are represented by Teamsters Local 357 in Plainfield, Ind. and fly for the Republic sister-companies Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America.

Airline Division News, Week Ending December 28, 2013

Republic Airways Teamsters Negotiations Team and representatives of the Company met December 17th through December 20th in Jackson, Wyoming to continue bargaining. Article 6 - (Scheduling) was Tentatively Agreed by the parties.  Additionally, the parties came to agreement on most of Article 7 – (Vacancies), with only a few paragraphs remaining open; however solutions to the issues they represent are a critical focus to reaching an overall TA. The parties exchanged proposals in Article 3 - (Compensation).

Republic Pilots Await NMB Directions After Company Modified Previous Final Offer

A letter from Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne to RAH crewmembers explains that no ratification vote can be held at this point after the company substantially modified its previous final offer. At this point there is no clear and definitive “Last, Best, and Final Offer” for the members to review and vote upon. The Division anticipates the NMB will call the Company and the Union back to the table for a status meeting.


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