Monthly Archives: February 2017

AA Bargaining Update, Feb. 24

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines in Dallas the week of February 20, 2017.

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Mechanic & Related Stores Update

During this week’s session, the Committee discussed the following Articles:

Classifications: We continued to work on this proposal for M&R, MLS, and MCT for a response to the company. Sub-Committee members from the QA, Planners, and Tech Document Specialists met the week of February 13, and they prepared a document for their sections in Classification, which was given to the Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee.

Qualifications (M&R): We received a pass from the Company, and are working on a response.

Another session has passed without receiving closure from the Company regarding the following Articles: Overtime, Vacation, and Holidays.

M&R= Mechanic & Related
MLS= Material Logistics Specialists (Stores)
MTS= Maintenance Training Specialists
MCT= Maintenance Control Technicians
QA= Quality Assurance Auditors
*HOS= Hours of Service

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 Adjustment/Arbitration  Temporary Employees/Eliminated
Furlough/Severance Termination of Employment/Eliminated Field Trip/Travel Pay
Shift Swaps (Change of Shift)  Training: M&R MCT MLS Shift Swap MCT
Rebids, Hours of Service (HOS) Ten Hour Shifts (HOS) Realignment (HOS)
Reduction in Force (HOS) M&R, MLS & MCT Recall (HOS) One Station Agreements
M&R & MLS
Limited Duty    

Next negotiating session: Dallas, the week of March 6.

Fraternally,

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

 

Fleet Service Update

This week the Association received the following counter proposals:

  • Hours of Work – upon receipt we studied the company’s proposal at length and formulated our detailed response


The Association worked on the following proposals to the company to pass in the upcoming session:

  • Hours of Work
  • Reduction in Force
  • Overtime


Our next negotiating session is scheduled for the week of March 6 in Dallas.

Fraternally,

Mark Baskett William Fa Mike Fairbanks Tim Hughes
Steve Miller Tim Murphy Pat Rezler Art Risley
Andre Sutton Rodney Walker Bill Wilson  

 

 

 

 

AA Bargaining Update, Feb. 17

Brothers and Sisters:

The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 13th in Orlando Florida.

This week the Association received the following counter proposals:

Vacations – Substantial progress was made and the article has been tabled for the Association Executive Council.

Reductions In Force – This proposed article captured the majority of the union’s concerns and has also been tabled for the Association Executive Council.

The Association passed the following counter proposal to the company and are awaiting their response

  • Hours of Work

This article has prompted additional discussion for the manner of application, which we have narrowed to three outstanding items.

The committee further worked on part time meal periods.
 

Current TA’s:

Shift Differential

Preamble

Training, Travel Pay and 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 and Health

Purpose of Agreement

Termination of Employment

Shift Trades

Furlough Benefits

Work Schedules

Temporary Assignments

Voluntary Furlough

 


Our next two negotiating sessions are scheduled for the weeks of 20 February and 6 March in Dallas / Ft. Worth.

Fraternally,

 

Mark Baskett

William Fa

Mike Fairbanks

Tim Hughes

Steve Miller

Tim Murphy

Pat Rezler

Art Risley

Andre Sutton

Rodney Walker

Bill Wilson