AA Bargaining Update – June 17

Sisters and Brothers,

The Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines the week of June 13 in Dallas.

Updates from both committees are below. Download M&R/Stores update   Download Fleet Service update

Mechanic & Related/Stores Update

During this week’s sessions, your Negotiating Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:

  • Training/Travel Pay – M&R, MLS & MCT: We exchanged proposals on this article with the company.
  • Field Trips/Travel Pay – M&R & MLS: Your committee presented a proposal on this article to the company.
  • Overtime – M&R, MLS & MCT: After a thorough review and discussion, we presented a proposal on this article to the company. We are nearing completion on the procedures and rules for distribution, solicitation and grievance process for overtime bypasses.

Current TAs:

Purpose Preamble Safety & Health
Bulletin Boards Uniforms MCT-Dress Attire
Sick Leave Leaves of Absence Part Time Employees/Eliminated
Absence from Duty Representation Probationary Period
Management Rights No strike / No Lockout Fitness for Duty
Recognition of Rights
and Compliance
System Board of
Temporary Employees/Eliminated
Furlough/Severance Termination of Employment/Eliminated  

Upcoming negotiating sessions:

Week of June 20, DCA Week of July 25, NYC Week of August 22, NYC
Week of June 27, DFW Week of August 1, DFW Week of August 29, DCA
Week of July 11, DFW Week of August 8, DFW  


Jason Best Mike Bush Ken Coley John Coveny
Dale Danker Mark Huffman Bennie Martino Gary Peterson
Larry Pike Sean Ryan Jay Sleeman Mark Strength


Fleet Service Update

We exchanged multiple proposals that addressed the outstanding issues regarding Hours of Work and Work Schedules and made significant progress on both of these articles.

Your committee also worked on proposals for Overtime and Classifications, and the company indicated that they are preparing to pass their Overtime proposal during our next session.

Thus far, the Fleet Committee has tentative agreements on the following Articles:

Shift Differential Preamble Training, Travel Pay, Meal Per Diem
Grievance Procedures Leaves of Absence Meal Periods
Representation Field Work System Board of Adjustment
Uniforms Absence from Duty No strike / No Lockout
Fitness for Duty Bulletin Boards Probation
Safety & Health Purpose of Agreement Termination of Employment
Shift Trades Furlough Benefits  

Our next negotiating session is scheduled for the week of June 20 in Washington, D.C.


Mike Baskett Mike Fairbanks Pete Hogan Tim Hughes
Mike Mayes Steve Miller Brian Oyer Pat Rezler
Art Risley Andre Sutton Rodney Walker Bill Wilson