United Continental Ramp/Fleet Workers Opt For IAM Representation | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 10.17.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.17.14 **
** Airborne 10.15.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.15.14 **
** Airborne 10.13.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.13.14 **

Sun, Aug 14, 2011

United Continental Ramp/Fleet Workers Opt For IAM Representation

Election Conducted By National Mediation Board

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) emerged as the winner Thursday in an election to determine union representation for more than 14,100 Fleet/Ramp workers at the carrier formed by the merger of United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia. The election, which was conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB), was between the IAM, which represented 6,800 United Airlines Ramp/Fleet employees and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) which represented 7,300 Flight Ramp/Fleet workers at Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia.

“The IAM won this election by utilizing an extensive network of highly energized organizers from all three carriers,” said IAM General Vice President Robert Roach, Jr.

While all Ramp/Fleet workers came into this election with existing representation, the quality of that representation became a campaign issue. The IBT negotiated an agreement that allowed Continental to outsource all Ramp/Fleet work, while IAM members at United have a contract that provided job security by guaranteeing work will be performed by United-IAM employees.

“Ramp employees chose the IAM because of the superior representation, compensation, benefits and job security we negotiate into our contracts,” said IAM District 141 President Rich Delaney.

FMI: www.voteiam.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 10.17.14: Enstrom Delivers, Flight School Scandal, NBAA2014

Also: Rare O-46 Rebuild, Valor Unveiled, OK's Anti-Fly-In Airport, FAA Screw-Ups, The first Enstrom Model 480B-G has been delivered to Rick Boswell of New Hampshire with the Garmin>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.19.14)

Aero Linx: The North American Trainer Association (NATA) The North American Trainer Association (NATA) is an independent, non-profit corporation dedicated to the restoration and sa>[...]

FANS 1/A Available For Bombardier Challenger 604 Business Jet Operators

Upgrade From Rockwell Collins Builds On Current FMS Rockwell Collins is now offering Future Airspace Navigation System (FANS) 1/A capability for Bombardier’s Challenger 604 a>[...]

NASA Mission Provides Its First Look At Martian Upper Atmosphere

MAVEN Spacecraft Shows Comprehensive Map Of Highly-Variable Ozone NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a sto>[...]

DOD Awards Satellite Contract To Sierra Nevada Corporation

Four Scientific Payloads To Extend Understanding Of The Space Environment The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a contract to Sierra Nevada Space Systems to develop and >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC