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NetJets Pilots Union Conducts Largest Picket in Company History

PR Newswire
05/08/2015

More than 400 pilots and family members took the fight to preserve their livelihoods and security to the 2015 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting by staging the largest informational picket in NetJets history on Saturday; NetJets is a subsidiary of the Warren Buffett-owned conglomerate (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B). The pilots, whose professional interests are represented by the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), were joined by NetJets flight attendants and Flight Options pilots represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

United Airlines Mechanics Picket

November 25, 2014: United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union held informational pickets at West Coast airports.

New Union Vote at the New American Airlines

Labor Notes
09/15/2014

Voting ends today for American Airlines passenger service agents deciding whether to unionize, with results tomorrow. The vote is a result of the merger between American and US Airways, which created the largest airline in the world—and the largest union representation election in the U.S. this year.

UPDATED United Airline Mechanics Picket for a Fair Contract

Updated December 2, 2013: Teamster mechanics who are without a contract picketed on November 25 at airports from throughout the country to demand an end to concessions and a contract. They were joined by AFA flight attendants who are also facing difficulties in their negotiations.

Teamsters Drop Bid to Represent Mechanics at American Airlines

BNA Daily Labor Report
08/20/2013

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has dropped its yearlong campaign to represent 11,000 mechanics and related workers at American Airlines, the union announced Aug. 16. The Teamsters said they ended their bid to represent the mechanics because of the Justice Department's lawsuit seeking to block the proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines.

IBT Abandons Drive to Get American Airlines Mechanics

LA Times
08/16/2013

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has dropped its bid to recruit about 12,000 aircraft mechanics and other personnel at American Airlines, marking the end to what had become a bitter fight between unions. Their battle to wrest control from the Transport Workers Union was marred by accusations of forged signatures and misrepresentations on both sides, and the strange distribution of airplane vomit bags to make a point.

IAM v Teamsters vote at US Air

Dallas News
08/12/2013

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said Monday that US Airways mechanics and related employees voted overwhelmingly to retain the IAM as their bargaining representative.

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