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Teamster Mechanics Picket United Airlines

(WASHINGTON) – Today, hundreds of United Airlines mechanics protested the airline’s contract offer by picketing outside key maintenance bases at the San Francisco, Houston and Orlando airports. 

Earlier this week, mechanics voted down United’s contract proposal by 93 percent. Mechanics also voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Over 9,000 mechanics at United are represented by the Teamsters Union, which will petition the National Mediation Board for a strike release.

Teamsters Demand United Airlines Deliver Fair Contract for Mechanics

(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa, Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne and local union leadership from across the United States are demanding United Airlines negotiate an industry-leading contract for over 9,000 airline mechanics. 

On Tuesday, over 93 percent of mechanics who voted cast ballots against the company’s final offer, sending a strong message that United Airlines needs to do better by its workforce. 

Teamster Mechanics Reject United Airlines' Final Offer, Vote to Strike

(WASHINGTON) – Teamster mechanics voted overwhelmingly today to reject United Airlines’ final offer and authorize a strike. There are over 9,000 mechanics in the bargaining unit. Over 93 percent of mechanics who voted cast ballots against the company’s offer.

United Airlines Fails to Reach Agreement with Teamster Aviation Maintenance Technicians

(CHICAGO) – United Airlines’ [NYSE: UAL] labor woes continue as talks with International Brotherhood of Teamsters-represented aviation maintenance technicians and related workers stalled today. 

“Delta and American are setting the pace and United is dragging its feet,” said Clacy Griswold, lead negotiator for the Teamsters. “Our hardworking aviation professionals deserve industry- leading pay and benefits and will settle for nothing less.” 

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - June 19, 2015

The parties met this week in Las Vegas. The Union worked on finalizing its comprehensive proposal on Tuesday. The positive change in the direction of negotiations was refreshing. It was agreed that due to the progress made, sub committees would continue to meet to attempt to finalize several issues prior to the next session. 

United Airlines Employees Protest at Annual Meeting

Frustration among United Airlines' 9,000 unionized maintenance technicians, some of whom demonstrated outside the carrier's headquarters in Chicago on Wednesday, spilled over to the corporate annual meeting inside.

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Negotiations Update - March 15, 2015

On March 11th and 12th, the parties met in Rosemont, IL. On the 11th, the Union Negotiating Committee presented its comprehensive proposal to the Company, which included the rank-and-file negotiating committee’s wage proposal, scope provisions, health and welfare, work rules and pension...

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - February 7, 2015

On February 3, the UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Benefits Committee convened at the offices of Cheiron in Chicago to review the TeamCare proposal...The Benefits Committee spent all day dissecting the proposal with the help of benefits actuary Gaelle Gravot to prepare questions for the meeting with TeamCare on the February 4...

UAL/CAL/CMI Mechanics Update - January 17, 2015

The negotiations committee met in Houston last week to review and finalize a proposal to the company as mandated by the Mediator. The committee worked through both days and was able to complete all but two items: Health and Welfare and Pension.

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