Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update: 1/12/2019


Negotiations continued at Southwest Airlines Headquarters Dallas, Texas  January 8-10, 2019.  This session the company responded to Articles Two (Scope of Agreement), Six (Hours of Service) and Seventeen (Safety and Health). Open dialog took place once again with regards to Article Seven (Overtime).  The committee is committed to preserving the members quality of life. Your continued solidarity, and patience 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; Jeff Cox, Ground Ops Stn. Dir.; Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Joel Bagby, Attorney, Gen. Counsel; James Jackson, Senior Manager Finance; Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist; Nicole Bender, Labor Relations Planning Specialist, and Greg Thorsen, Sr. Dir. of People. For the Union were:  Bill Rody, Grand Lodge Representative; Ian Scott-Anderman DL142 Secretary Treasurer; General Chairs April Butler, Kenny Champagne, Carrie Lessley, Jessica Morris and Jim Samuel; Negotiation Committee Members Lollie Beecher, MSY; Teresa Beynon, PC; Dennis DeFrank, SOS; Charity Hamer, MDW; Sheri Parmann, FLL; Nancy Shortino, CC.

The next scheduled session is for February 5-7, 2019 in Dallas,Texas with tentative dates through March 2019.

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April Butler               Kenny Champagne        Carrie Lessley            Jessica Morris

Lollie Beecher (MSY                Teresa Beynon (PC)                 Dennis DeFrank (SOS)

Charity Hamer (MDW)               Sheri Parmann (FLL)              Nancy Shortino (CC)


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