Tag: union

Southwest Airlines Announces Agreements with Two Union-Represented Workgroups

Southwest Airlines Announces Agreements with Two Union-Represented Workgroups

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced agreements have been reached with two of its union-represented workgroups. Southwest’s Flight Instructors, represented by the Transport Workers Union Local 557 (TWU 557), overwhelmingly voted in favor of their new contract. “I’m very pleased we’re...

Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit conclude agreement

Lufthansa and the German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit union have agreed on a pay increase for pilots at Lufthansa and Lufthansa Cargo. The cockpit crews will receive an increase in their basic monthly pay of 490 euros each in two stages – with retroactive effect from 1 August 2022, and a...

Flight Attendants sue Alaska Airlines and Union claiming religious discrimination in firings

Today, First Liberty Institute filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of two flight attendants against Alaska Airlines after the airline terminated them because they asked questions in a company forum about the company's support for the "Equality Act." The lawsuit also claims the Association of Flight...

Belgian Ryanair crew strikes cause cancelations

Ryanair has cancelled several flights operated by Belgium crew due to fly between Friday 22nd April and Sunday 24th April due to a strike of the Belgium Ryanair crew. The strike notice was introduced on the 1st of April by the Christian trade union CNE/ACV Puls on behalf of the Belgium-based cabin c...

Airline Catering Companies Received $486 Million In CARES Act Support

Airline Catering Companies Received $486 Million In CARES Act Support

By Doug Gollan FORBES While CARES Act support for the airlines and private jet operators has been well documented, the Treasury Department also provided payroll aid to cargo airlines, fuelers, and companies that support air travel such as ground handlers, and yes, airline caterers. One of the ...

GTAA layoffs point to urgent need for aviation sector strategy

Widespread layoffs at Pearson International Airport may have been unavoidable at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they expose the Government of Canada’s lagging response to safeguard the future of the aviation industry, says Unifor. “Canada’s airlines and airports are being left beh...

Union warns of airport disruption if workplace demands aren’t met

Union warns of airport disruption if workplace demands aren’t met

Western Australian airport staff have joined aviation industry workers across the country in staging a protest at Perth Airport today (Friday 8). All major airports in the region were served claims several months ago from baggage handlers, drivers, airline caterers, cleaners, cabin crew, secur...

Air Canada Announces Ratification of New 10-Year Collective Agreement by US Employees

Air Canada Announces Ratification of New 10-Year Collective Agreement by US Employees

Air Canada today announced it had been advised by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the union representing the airline's 700 US-based employees, that its members have ratified a new 10-year collective agreement reached July 17, 2019. The new agreement is in effect until 2029.  ...

GMB union calls on Heathrow Airport to force contractors to pay living wage

GMB union calls on Heathrow Airport to force contractors to pay living wage

GMB - the union representing staff at Heathrow Airport - has urged the gateway to force contractors to pay the living wage after the airport announced a whopping £3 billion revenue. According to accounts released this morning, 2018 was the busiest year in Heathrow's history, with 80.1 million pa...

Air France signs pilot pay agreement with SNPL

Air France signs pilot pay agreement with SNPL

Air France yesterday signed a new pilot staff category pay agreement with the trade union SNPL - resolving a year-long impasse which has blighted the airline's operations in the past 12 months. The agreement remains open for signature until 22 February, 2019 and the carrier said it is already val...

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