The Association Negotiations Update – October 25, 2019

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October 25, 2019

Sisters and Brothers,

Since the resumption of mediated negotiations between the Association and American Airlines on September 16, the parties have met multiple days over five weekly sessions. Although progress has been slow, it has been positive and productive. The talks have moved into more serious and in-depth discussions regarding Scope, Insurance and Retirement.

Since resolution to most of the remaining open items rely on reaching an agreement in total, no specific tentative agreements have been signed-off or agreed to. However, we can report on the subjects we have discussed.

In Mechanic and Related Scope, the parties … Read More...

The Association Negotiations Update – October 18, 2019

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October 18, 2019

Negotiations continued in Washington, DC this week. Some progress continues to be made and the negotiating committees were briefed. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry.

Additional dates are scheduled for next week. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.

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Raffle Winners from Solidarity Day!

October 17, 2019 Helena Thornton 0

Hourly Drawing Winners:

11:00 am – Louis Gilmore

12:00 pm – Donald Kuraur 

1:00 pm – Helena Lima 

2:00 pm – Joe Lukewitz 

3:00 pm – Frank Ortiz  

4:00 pm – Skip Bryce 

5:00 pm- Donna Barnett 

6:00 pm – Chris Johnson 

All winners received a gift card….

Again, thank you to everyone who came out for Food, Fun and Unity…Hope to see you at the next Business Meeting November 14th, 2019 at Noon….

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Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – October 15, 2019

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October 15, 2019

Negotiations resumed October 8 -10, 2019 at Southwest Airlines Headquarters Dallas, Texas. This week an agreement in principle was reached with Article Twenty-Five (Profit Sharing/401K). Progress with discussions focused around Articles Five (Classifications) and Six (Hours of Service).

Future session dates are scheduled for November 6 – 8 and November 12 -14, 2019 in Dallas. Your solidarity and support are appreciated. Please go to our website at www.iamdl142.org and sign up for email updates to get the latest updates on negotiations.

Fraternally,

April Butler   Kenny Champagne    Carrie Lessley    Jessica Morris
GENERAL CHAIRS

Ian Scott-Anderman
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The Association Negotiations Update – October 11, 2019

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October 11, 2019

Negotiations continued in Washington, DC this week. Some progress continues to be made and the negotiating committees were briefed. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry.

Additional dates are scheduled for next week. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.

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Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – October 7, 2019

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October 7, 2019

Negotiations took place the week of September 30, 2019 at Southwest Airlines Headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The week started with discussions resulting in an Agreement in Principle with the following Articles: Ten (Part-Time Employees); Thirteen (Sick and Occupational Injury Pay) and Twenty-Four (Group Insurance). The company presented Article Twenty Five (Profit Sharing/401K) which ended the week working with this article.

Your Negotiating Committee’s next session with the Company will be next week October 8 -10, 2019. Your solidarity and support are appreciated.

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Reminder: Solidarity Day October 12 at the Local Lodge!

October 8, 2019 Admin 0

Reminder:

All Victory Lodge 1725 Members in good standing are invited (and encouraged) to come by our local on October 12, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM for Solidarity Day.

This event is for you the members to fellowship with one another and have a fun day with your families. Food will be catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q. There will be Live Music, fun and games, bounce houses and face painting for the kids.

This is great opportunity for those members who’ve never been to our local lodge to stop by, check it out and have some … Read More...

UAW Strike Solidarity Block Party

October 2, 2019 Maureen Kelly 0

UAW Strike Solidarity Block Party
SATURDAY 10/05 at the Picket Line at 5pm

10815 Quality Drive
Charlotte, North Carolina. 28278

Solidarity event to show support for striking workers and to spend time with folks and have fun at the picket line. Please come show support this Saturday! Enjoy union solidarity with food and music at the picket line! 

RSVP with Marc Mcquillen 803-493-2396 or
Sebastian Feculak 704-999-0429

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