Sisters and Brothers,
The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of October 24th in DFW. During this week’s session, the 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. We have reached tentative agreements on the sections of Hours of Service article outlined below.
Rebid M&R & MLS- We have reached a tentative agreement on this section.
Ten hour shifts M&R- We have reached a tentative agreement on this section for both implementing and eliminating ten-hour shifts.
Ten hour shifts MLS- We have reached a tentative agreement on this section (unchanged).
Realignment M&R & MLS- We have reached a tentative agreement on this section.
Reduction in Force M&R & MLS- We have reached a tentative agreement on this section.
Recall M&R & MLS- We have reached a tentative agreement on this section.
Overtime – M&R – We did not exchange or discuss this article in this session. We remain steadfast in our positions on NO mandatory overtime, limiting job continuation and pay for overtime bypass.
We are also working through the overtime distribution procedures; particularly how the overtime will be called.
Vacation – M&R & MLS – We are awaiting the company to respond to our proposal.
Vacation – MCT – We have not yet received a counter proposal from the company on this article.
Holidays – M&R, MLS, MTS and MCT – We have narrowed this article down to holiday payment. We did not receive a proposal from the company this week.
Limited Duty- M&R, MLS, MTS and MCT – We did not exchange or discuss this article in this week’s session.
|Purpose||Preamble||Safety & Health|
|Bulletin Boards||Uniforms||MCT-Dress Attire|
|Sick Leave||Leaves of Absence||Part Time Employees/Eliminated|
|Absence from Duty||Representation||Probationary Period|
|Management Rights||No Strike / No Lockout||Fitness for Duty|
|Recognition of Rights and Compliance||System Board of Adjustment/Arbitration||Temporary Employees/Eliminated|
|Furlough/Severance||Termination of Employment/Eliminated||Field Trip/Travel Pay|
|Shift Swaps (Change of Shift)||Training- M&R MCT MLS||Shift Swap MCT|
|Rebids, Hours of Service (HOS)||Ten Hour Shifts (HOS)||Realignment (HOS)|
|Reduction in Force (HOS)||Recall (HOS)|
The company met with the Union this week to share their draft plan on implementing Cross Utilization in Line Maintenance. The Union will review the plan to make certain it is in accordance with the Interim Letter of Agreement.
Upcoming negotiating sessions:
The week of Nov. 7-LAS The week of Nov. 14-DFW The week of Dec. 5-DCA
The week of Dec. 12 LAS
Mechanic and Related/Stores Committee:
Jason Best Mike Bush Ken Coley John Coveny
Dale Danker Mark Huﬀman Bennie Martino Gary Peterson
Rollie Reaves Sean Ryan Jay Sleeman Mark Strength