Phil Cady and Art Collins are United Airlines mechanics who also serve as shop stewards with Teamsters Local 19. As long-time Houston residents, they’ve seen severe weather before, but Hurricane Harvey was something different altogether.
Last week’s devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and the destruction already caused by Hurricane Irma and the anticipated further destruction as it makes landfall on the mainland of the United States has shown the resilience of our members. Even as they were dealt serious blows personally, they have survived the storms and risen to aid their neighbors and support each other in these times of need.
(ONTARIO, Calif.) – Dozens of Teamsters Local 2727 aircraft mechanics and related classifications protested outside one of UPS’ largest air hubs today, saying they’re ready to do whatever it takes to settle a fair contract that protects the health benefits they and their families depend on. The protests in Ontario will continue on Tuesday as the mechanics head back to the bargaining table with UPS under the supervision of a federal mediator.
(NATIONWIDE) – Ahead of Amazon’s largest single-day sales event, pilots who fly for Amazon Prime Air are taking their concerns about the future of the delivery service directly to Amazon customers. Pilots from Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG)—which, together, are contracted to fly 40 planes for Amazon Prime Air by 2018 – launched a nationwide advertising campaign detailing the intensifying issues at their airlines and the potential risks for Amazon Prime customers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio) – NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are conducting an informational picket at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance on June 2. The event is held at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 represent aircraft mechanics, maintenance controllers, aircraft fuelers, aircraft cleaners and stock clerks. The Columbus-based business jet operator is owned by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A and BRK.B).