Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 02/16/2018

February 18, 2018 Admin 0

02/16/2018

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 01/26/2018

January 27, 2018 Admin 0

01/26/2018

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 01/12/2018

January 13, 2018 Admin 0

01/12/2018

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 12/15/2017

December 17, 2017 Admin 0

12/15/2017

Unions and Airlines United for Safety

December 14, 2017 Admin 0

12/13/2017

To reduce the number of workplace accidents at our nation’s airports, union activists promised to form stronger partnerships with airline and industry leaders at the IAM141 Safety Conference, which began on Tuesday.

Bill Salo is the IAM141 Safety Director (United Airlines.) His work has led to safety policy changes at airports around the nation.

The IAM141 Safety Conference is an annual event that brings together union leaders and activists, company representatives and workplace safety experts from around the nation to discuss the topic of workplace safety. Each year, attendees review ongoing safety issues and priorities and develop employee-level … Read More...

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 12/08/2017

December 8, 2017 Admin 0

12/08/2017

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 12/01/2017

December 4, 2017 Admin 0

12/01/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. This session was focused on Maintenance Training Specialists (MTS) and was very productive. Non-economic articles were discussed. Constructive dialog in a productive environment helped the parties significantly narrow their positions in numerous articles that produced an agreement on most outstanding language issues.
Complete Tentative Agreements were reached on:

Purpose of Agreement
Preamble
Safety & Health
Uniforms
Qualifications

When the parties reconvene both sides will be prepared to begin discussions on the Scope Article and remaining language issues for MTS.

Additional … Read More...

AA DFW Mechanic Update

December 4, 2017 Admin 0

11/27/2017

Sisters and Brothers:

I have recently received a number of calls regarding the Preferential Hiring Agreement and the Vacation Bid process.  In order to eliminate the rumors and misinformation I would like to address these issues here.

Preferential Hiring Agreement signed 8/6/2014

    • This agreement provided a pathway for an employee that was furloughed from a specific station to return to that station if the opposite carrier (LAA or LUS) had vacancies that were not filled through the respective CBA and would be going to the street.
    • DFW was not available as a preferential Hiring Station as the LAA recall
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Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 11/11/2017

November 11, 2017 Admin 0

11/11/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC.

The Letters of Agreement that were reviewed and designated by the Association subcommittee, were presented to the company. An agreement was reached by the parties on what letters will still need to be discussed and incorporated into the JCBA, what letters will be retained, and what letters will be eliminated that are no longer relevant.

Discussions continued for MLS and MCT on Qualifications, Filling of Vacancies and Overtime procedures. Progress was made.

Agreement was reached to continue the Aviation Safety … Read More...

CLT Flight Safety Committee Survey

November 11, 2017 Bud Brown 0

11/11/2017

The CLT Flight Safety Committee is conducting a survey of our membership. We are asking you to take a couple of minutes to answer 2 quick questions that will help us serve our members better.

Please go here: http://vl1725.org/clt-flight-safety-survey/ and take the survey. It will literally take about 2 minutes of your time.

Your answers will be tabulated and we’ll let you know the results at a future date.

Thank You for your continued support!

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