United Airlines reaches tentative labor agreements with union

An airline passenger checks in at a United Airlines counter at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Florida, January 19, 2022.

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unified airline reached preliminary agreements with a union representing nearly 30,000 ground workers, labor groups said wednesday.

The International Association of Aviation and Machine Workers says the two-year tentative agreements include “best in the industry” pay, as well as job protections and some protections against role-playing roles. software outsourcing. The specific terms of the contacts were not disclosed.

The deal comes while United are negotiating with labor unions representing their pilots and flight attendants. Pilot last year reject the preliminary agreementand negotiations resumed.

Members of IAM District 141 will receive more details on the proposed arrangements, the union said in a statement. The union will soon announce the ratification voting schedule.

“Job security and industry-leading salaries are rightly two of the top priorities for our membership at United Airlines,” said Tom Regan, IAM Air Transport Territory Coordinator.

In a statement, IAM District 141 said that if the agreements are ratified by members, the union “will return to negotiations one year from the date these agreements are approved for further negotiation.”

The tentative two-year agreements cover seven job classifications: fleet service officer, passenger service officer, warehouse keeper, central load planner, maintenance instructor maintenance personnel, fleet technical instructors and security personnel.


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