Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – Nov 12th, 2018

11/12/2018

Negotiations continued in Dallas, Texas the week of November 6-8, 2018. This session your Committee continued work with Articles Five (Classifications), Ten (Part-Time Employees) and Eleven (Filling of Vacancies) also responding to Article Six (Hours of Service).  Continued open dialog took place concerning Article Seven (Overtime). The company countered Sixteen (Severance Pay), as well as passing Article Fifteen (Reduction in Force). The team continues to work with these all open Articles in preparation for the next session. Your continued solidarity and support are appreciated through this process.

Present for the company were: Adam Carlisle Sr. Director, Labor Relations, Danielle Reidder, CS&S Regional Director; Dan Kusek, Sr. Mgr., Labor Relations for CSA;  Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Mandy Vitela, Asst. Stn. Mgr., DAL; Joel Bagby, Attorney, Gen. Counsel; James Jackson, Senior Manager Finance; Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist and Nicole Bender, Labor Relations Planning Specialist. For the Union were: Bill Rody, Grand Lodge Representative; Ian Scott-Anderman District Lodge 142 Secretary Treasurer; General Chairs April Butler, Kenny Champagne, Carrie Lessley and Jessica Morris; Negotiation Committee Members Lollie Beecher, MSY; Teresa Beynon, PC; Dennis DeFrank, SOS; Charity Hamer, MDW; Sheri Parmann, FLL and Nancy Shortino, CC.

The next scheduled session is for December 4-7, 2018 in Dallas, Texas with future negotiations session January 8-10, 2019.

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Fraternally,

April Butler               Kenny Champagne        Carrie Lessley            Jessica Morris
GENERAL CHAIRS

   Lollie Beecher (MSY               Teresa Beynon (PC)              Dennis DeFrank (SOS)
Charity Hamer (MDW)            Sheri Parmann (FLL)             Nancy Shortino (CC)
NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE

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