U.S. commercial pilots are one of the few remaining strongholds of America’s diminished labor movement, but Flexjet LLC is trying to upend that conventional wisdom. Anti-union advocates are watching as a battle between the Teamsters and the jet-leasing company plays out, with one non-profit group representing Flexjet employees who are pushing to get the union out.
(RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division, today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) following six months of negotiations with management over a new collective bargaining agreement for Flexjet and Flight Options pilots.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The cargo pilots of Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, the Independent Pilots Association, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division issued the following statement concerning the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4) introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne about the newly introduced FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which includes a provision in it that would bar European-based airlines from undermining U.S. labor rights or standards if they wish to operate in this country.
Check out the Spring 2018 edition of the TAMC Newsletter! In this edition, we speak with Allegiant Air mechanics who filed for representation, the Airline Division's BA training, Teamster aviation mechanics who participated in this year's Aviation Safety Infoshare, and much more!
Today over 95% of Omni International’s pilots voted by an overwhelming margin to ratify their new contract. With 190 of the 198 eligible members voting, 177 members voted in favor of the new agreement.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) — Nearly 150 aircraft fuelers, dispatchers and mechanics employed by Swissport have finally received word that they were successful in their effort to join Teamsters Local 174. The mostly-immigrant workgroup is based at SeaTac airport, and is responsible for fueling all commercial aircraft departing from that airport.