Association, AA Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiations Update


Brothers and Sisters,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of November 14th in DFW.  During this week’s session, the Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles:

Hours of Service – M&R, MLS & MCT – We exchanged multiple proposals on this Article in an effort to reach closure. As we closed the week, we believe that we are close to reaching a tentative agreement.

Vacation – MCT – We presented a counter proposal on this Article.

Limited Duty- M&R, MLS, MTS and MCT –The Company presented a counter proposal on this Article. We will continue to work on our response to their counter proposal.

Overtime – M&R – We did not exchange or discuss this Article in this session. We remain steadfast in our positions on NO mandatory overtime, limiting job continuation and pay for overtime bypass.

Overtime – MLS and MCT- We did not exchange or discuss this article in this session. We remain steadfast in our positions on NO mandatory overtime and pay for overtime bypass.

Vacation – M&R & MLS – We are waiting for the company to respond to our proposal.

Holidays – M&R, MLS, MTS and MCT – We have narrowed this Article down to holiday payment. We did not receive a proposal from the company this week.


M&R= Mechanic & Related

MLS= Material Logistics Specialists (Stores)

MTS– Maintenance Training Specialists

MCT= Maintenance Control Technicians


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

*HOS = Hours of Service


Upcoming negotiating sessions:

The week of Dec. 5-DCA          The week of Dec. 12 LAS

The week of Jan. 9-PHX           The week of Jan 24-MCO



Mechanic and Related/Stores Committee:                                        

Jason Best              Mike Bush            Ken Coley            John Coveny

Dale Danker        Mark Human      Bennie Martino      Gary Peterson

Rollie Reaves       Sean Ryan        Jay Sleeman         Mark Strength


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