DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update 09/30/16

October 2, 2016 Admin 0

Sisters and brothers,

In last week’s communication, we stated the Association was shown the company’s presentation on its cross utilization scheme that violates our collective bargaining agreements and the interim wage adjustment agreements. This is a blatant attack by the company to prematurely impose synergies that can only come from a new joint collective bargaining agreement (JCBA). While our JCBA bargaining can be frustrating and sometimes confrontational, this tactic used by the company is disrespectful, dishonest and undermines the entire process.

At the company’s request, your committee met this week in Dallas/Fort Worth to continue the dialogue. The company informed … Read More...

DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update 09/30/16

September 30, 2016 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of September 26th in DFW.  During this session, your committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:

Hours of Service M&R & MLS – We continue to work on this article and are moving closer to an agreement.

  1. Rebids- M&R & MLS- We reached a tentative agreement on this section of the Hours of Service article. The tentatively agreed to language includes three specific calendar rebids, which will provide stability for our membership.
  1. Ten hour shifts- We passed a proposal to the company about implementation
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DL 142 & DL 141 Joint Negotiations Update 09/23/16

September 24, 2016 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers,

Both the Fleet Service and Mechanic and Related/Stores negotiating committees met this week in Washington, DC.  The week began with each committee meeting with company representatives to discuss outstanding articles and continue to exchange proposals.

The M&R/Stores committee exchanged proposals on Overtime and Rebids and have further narrowed our position for each article.  The company has yet to respond to our proposals regarding Vacations, Holidays and Limited Duty.

The Fleet committee received the company’s counter proposals on Part Time, Temporary Assignments and Vacations.  The Temporary Assignments article has been narrowed down to two issues.  Some issues regarding … Read More...

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update 09/02/16

September 7, 2016 Admin 0

Fleet Service Negotiations Update

September 2, 2016: Download and Post

Sisters and brothers,

The Association Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in Washington D.C. to continue joint contract negotiations. During this week’s sessions, your Negotiating Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:

  • Part Time Employees – We exchanged our proposal with the company and had discussions on the part time ratio that was part of this article.
  • Temporary Assignments – We exchanged our proposal with the company and following lengthy discussions, we have narrowed down this article to two major issues.
  • Overtime – We received the
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DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update 09/02/16

September 7, 2016 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of August 29th in Washington, D.C. During this session, your committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:
Shift Swaps – MCT – We exchanged proposals on this article and have reached a Tentative Agreement.

Overtime – M&R – We exchanged proposals again on this article. We have narrowed it down to a few issues and will continue to work through them. We are also working through the overtime distribution procedures, i.e., how the overtime will be called.

Vacation – M&R & MLS – We … Read More...

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update 08/26/16

August 26, 2016 Admin 0


 

Fleet Service Negotiations Update

August 26, 2016: Download and Post

Sisters and brothers,

The Association Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in New York to continue joint contract negotiations.

First, we welcomed our new Fleet Service Association Negotiating Committee member, Tim Murphy, from TWU Local 512 located in Chicago. Tim was brought on to the team to replace Mike Mayes, who was promoted to TWU interim Air Division Director.

We began this week’s negotiations by reviewing the company’s counter proposal for vacations. While their proposal did address some of our concerns, it did not meet

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DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update 08/26/16

August 26, 2016 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of August 22nd in New York. During this session, your committee held lengthy discussions with the company related to the Interim Letter of Agreement’s lump sum payout provision. If you believe your payout is incorrect, please discuss the issue with AA management and also notify your local Association representative. We will continue to work through any discrepancies our members discover as a result of the agreement.  In addition, your committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:

Training – M&R – We have reached … Read More...

DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update 08/12/16

August 12, 2016 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of August 8th at DFW. During this session, your committee worked on developing a Q&A related to the Interim Letter of Agreement hoping to clarify members’ questions about wage increases and other issues. Once the Q&A is finalized, it will be released to the membership. In addition, your committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:

Shift Swaps/Change of Shift (CS) – M&R & MLS  We have reached a tentative agreement on this article.

Training – M&R – We have received a proposal from … Read More...

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update 08/12/16

August 12, 2016 Admin 0

Association Negotiation Update and Q and A for Interim Agreement

August 12, 2016: Download and Post | Q and A Interim Agreement

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in Dallas/Fort Worth to continue joint contract negotiations.

As you likely know, the interim wage agreement that was reached last week on August 5th provides our membership with wage and pension increases (the TWU 5.5% 401(k) company match increases in value and the IAM pension fund contribution increases), and job security enhancements. The negotiating committees met with the company this week to address

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DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update 08/05/16

August 5, 2016 Admin 0

Fleet Service and Mechanic and Related/Stores Negotiations Update

August 05, 2016: Download and Post

Sisters and Brothers,

The TWU-IAM Association today announced we have reached an interim agreement with American Airlines to provide all members industry-leading wage rates, a lump sum payment and retirement improvements. Your committee will continue joint contract negotiations with American to resolve all outstanding issues, including bargaining additional wage and retirement improvements.

Association members will receive the industry-best wages we deserve effective November 2016 and not have to wait as we continue to bargain the other parts of our joint contracts. A lump sum payment will

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