DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update April 21st, 2017 | Executive Session Negotiations Continue

April 21, 2017 Admin 0

American negotiations continued this week in Washington, DC. By mutual agreement, the Chairperson of the National Mediation Board (NMB), Linda Puchala, joined our negotiations. The purpose of entering Executive level negotiations is to bring the talks to a successful conclusion and to the degree the NMB can assist in that goal, Ms. Puchala is welcomed.

The conditions set forth in agreeing to NMB participation is that the parties (the Company and the Association) will set their own meeting schedule that is not dependent on the availability of the NMB representative and that there be no interference with the Association communications

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DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update April 21st, 2017 | Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

April 21, 2017 Admin 0

Brothers and Sisters,

American negotiations continued this week in Washington, DC.  By mutual agreement, the Chairperson of the National Mediation Board (NMB), Linda Puchala, joined our negotiations.  The purpose of entering Executive level negotiations is to bring the talks to a successful conclusion and to the degree the NMB can assist in that goal, Ms. Puchala is welcomed.

The conditions set forth in agreeing to NMB participation is that the parties (the Company and the Association) will set their own meeting schedule that is not dependent on the availability of the NMB representative and that there be no interference with … Read More...

President’s Report – April 2017

April 21, 2017 Mike Jones 0

Presidents Report

This month I had the privilege of attending the 2017 IAMAW Transportation Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was the first time I have attended an IAMAW conference and several things stuck with me as I left to come home.

First the good news. I was able to hear from a lot of very dedicated IAMAW members working and fighting on your behalf. AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, IAMAW I.P. Bob Martinez, TWU President Harry Lombardo, GVP of Transportation Sito Pantoja, and Attorney Joe Guerrieri were among the many speakers at this conference. They along with their staff and … Read More...

DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update March 31st, 2017

April 1, 2017 Admin 0

March 31, 2017

Brothers and Sisters,

Executive level negotiations took place in Washington, DC this week. Chief negotiators for the TWU-IAM Associations met with negotiators from American Airlines to advance our discussions in efforts toward concluding our contract discussions. All negotiating committee members were fully briefed on the sessions and continue to be involved with input and ongoing language development.

While overall economic issues remain to be covered in future bargaining sessions, several important sticking points were discussed. The discussions between the parties were positive and, at this first Executive level of talks, serious consideration was given to resolution of … Read More...

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update March 31st, 2017

April 1, 2017 Admin 0

March 31, 2017

Executive level negotiations took place in Washington, DC this week. Chief negotiators for the TWU-IAM Associations met with negotiators from American Airlines to advance our discussions in efforts toward concluding our contract discussions. All negotiating committee members were fully briefed on the sessions and continue to be involved with input and ongoing language development.

While overall economic issues remain to be covered in future bargaining sessions, several important sticking points were discussed. The discussions between the parties were positive and, at this first Executive level of talks, serious consideration was given to resolution of those issues. We … Read More...

President’s Report -March 2017

April 1, 2017 Mike Jones 0

Presidents Report

In Victory Lodge 1725’s continuing efforts to support and serve our members, it my pleasure to announce the formation of a new committee designed to do just that for a special group of our brothers and sisters, our veterans. The Victory Lodge 1725’s Veterans Committee was established this month with the following vision:

“Victory Lodge 1725 recognizes the unique situation and needs of our members that have served in our country’s military. We believe it is our duty to help and be of service to those members in any way we can. There is an abundance of public … Read More...

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update March 10th, 2017

March 10, 2017 Admin 0

March 10, 2017

Brothers and Sisters:

The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of March 6th in Dallas, Ft. Worth.

This week the Association received the following counter proposals:

Hours of Work

The Association passed the following counter proposal to the company:

  • Hours of Work
  • Overtime

There was considerable table discussions with the Company on the applications in the Overtime article with the Negotiation Committee still awaiting a response to our Vacation proposal.

The committee reached a TA on the Hours of Work article.

Current TA’s:

Shift Differential Preamble Training, Travel Pay and Meal
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DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update March 10th, 2017

March 10, 2017 Admin 0

March 10, 2017

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of March 6th, 2017 in DFW. During this week’s session, the Committee discussed the following Articles:

Classifications – We presented the company a complete proposal for the M&R group on this complex article, including QA, Planners & Tech Docs, whose subcommittee was present in negotiations this week. We continued to work on this proposal for MLS, and MCT for a response to the company.

Hours of Service- With input from the Sub-Committee members from QA, Planners, and Tech Document … Read More...

DL 142 M&R Negotiations Update February 24th, 2017

February 25, 2017 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of February 20th, 2017 in DFW. During this week’s session, the Committee discussed the following Articles:

Classifications – We continued to work on this proposal for M&R, MLS, and MCT for a response to the company.

Sub-Committee members from the QA, Planners, and Tech Document Specialists met the week of February 13th, and they prepared a document for their sections in Classification, which was given to the Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee.

Qualifications (M&R) – We received a pass … Read More...

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update February 24th, 2017

February 25, 2017 Admin 0
 February 24, 2017

BROTHERS AND SISTERS:

The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 20th in Dallas/Fort Worth.

This week the Association received the following counter proposals:

  • Hours of Work – upon receipt we studied the company’s proposal at length and formulated our detailed response

The Association worked on the following proposals to the company to pass in the upcoming session:

  • Hours of Work
  • Reduction in Force
  • Overtime

Our next negotiating session is scheduled for the week of March 6th in Dallas/Fort Worth.

Fraternally,

Mark Baskett William Fa Mike Fairbanks Tim Hughes
Steve Miller
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