A group of jet pilots filed a lawsuit Friday against airline Flexjet, LLC and OneSky, its Cleveland-based parent company, claiming they were illegally harassed and terminated for speaking out in favor of unionization and better working conditions.
Pilots filed a lawsuit against Flexjet, LLC and OneSky, its Cleveland-based parent company, claiming they were illegally harassed and three terminated for speaking out in favor of unionization and better working conditions. Flexjet, LLC employs over 350 pilots who operate luxury business jets for wealthy customers. The pilots are supported by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division, which represents over 85,000 workers in the aviation industry.
The International Headquarters in Indianapolis was a modest building with only a few employees, including General President Tobin and General Secretary-Treasurer Hughes. Tobin and Hughes worked in lockstep to grow the union nationwide.
(PHOENIX) – The country’s two leading proxy voting advisors, ISS and Glass Lewis, recommend that shareholders of Swift Transportation [NYSE: SWFT] vote for a shareholder proposal sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters that calls on the company to pursue a plan to recapitalize the company and replace the current dual class stock structure with one that ensures equal voting rights for all shareholders.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 24, 2015.
Committees in the House and Senate this week voted the wrong way on the fast track bill. But the biggest fight is still ahead for workers.