Southwest Airlines Stock Clerks Reject Contract | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.26.15

Airborne 05.27.15

Airborne 05.28.15

Airborne 05.22.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.26.15

Airborne 05.27.15

Airborne 05.28.15

Airborne 05.22.15

 

Fri, Feb 26, 2010

Southwest Airlines Stock Clerks Reject Contract

No Date Set For Talks To Resume

A group of about 170 Southwest Airlines stock clerks, which manage the parts inventories for the airline's aircraft, voted Tuesday to reject the a contract negotiated with the discount carrier.  The contract would have been retroactive to 2008, and would have become amendable August 16th, 2013.

The Washington Post reports that there were few details released about the contract, but that it did include wage and benefit increases sought by the union in exchange for work rule changes favored by the airline.

In a statement following the vote, Mike Van de Ven, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Southwest Airlines, said "We are disappointed that our hard-working Stock Clerks rejected the tentative agreement negotiated between the IBT and Southwest Airlines. As always, Southwest will respect the labor negotiation process and negotiate in good faith when the bargaining process resumes in an effort to seek a contract that is in the best interest of Employees, our Customers, our Shareholders, and our Company."

The rejected tentative agreement was for a new, five-year contract through August 16, 2013. The current contract became amendable on August 16, 2008. In the last 13 months, Southwest says it has worked with five unions to bring labor agreements covering more than 30,000 employees to a successful conclusion.

FMI: www.teamsters.org, www.southwest.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.27.15: Did Boeing Over-Promise?, Anti-KSMO Chicanery, Jimmy Stewart

Also: FAA Hiring Astray?, Comparison Shopping LSAs, Philippines Flying Limitations, Asteroid Redirect, Wings Of Mercy, Student Launch Challenge, Alaska Air In 2013, the State of Wa>[...]

AeroSports Update: LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in Canceled

Bad Weather Hammers Sulfur Springs Texas Airport And The Ladies Who Love Taildraggers Shut Down Their May 29-31 Fly-in Just in case you haven’t been watching the news, the Mi>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.28.15)

Lessons Learned From Transport Airplane Accidents This Lessons Learned From Transport Airplane Accidents library represents some of the most major accidents and their related lesso>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.28.15): Nautical Mile

A unit of distance used in aviation and marine navigation and marine forecasts.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.28.15)

“As a pilot, your first job is to fly your own airplane. Part of that job is to scan for other airplanes.” Source: NTSB Chair Christopher Hart.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC