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


Training, Travel Pay and Meal Per Diem

Grievance Procedures

Leaves of Absence

Meal Periods


Field Work

System Board of Adjustment


Absence from Duty

No Strike No Lockout

Fitness for Duty

Bulletin Boards


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.



Mark Baskett

William Fa

Mike Fairbanks

Tim Hughes

Steve Miller

Tim Murphy

Pat Rezler

Art Risley

Andre Sutton

Rodney Walker

Bill Wilson