The parties met for negotiations on February 23, 24, and 25, 2016 at the Double Tree in Columbia, South Carolina. Present for the Company were Bob Frisch, VP Flight Operation and Labor, Gary Pratt, VP Maintenance and Engineering, Tina Vos, Managing Director Human Resources, Mike McHargue, Director of Maintenance, and Ashley Krueger, Employee Relations Manager. Present for the Union were Jerry Lemke, General Chair, and the Negotiating Committee Members, Gary Vargo, Seneca Harris, Jason Saledas and Allan James Ross.
Several proposals were exchanged between the parties, including Articles 3, 16, 18, 20, 31, 34 and a new Article on Uniforms and Appearance. Discussions centered on full explanations behind each proposal. Dialogue between the parties was again positive and constructive.
Negotiations will resume on March 14, and 15, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Future negotiation meetings are planned on May 24, 25, and 26 in Norfolk, Virginia also June 28, 29, and 30 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Thank you for your continued solidarity and support during these negotiations. If you have any questions related to the negotiation process, please contact the Negotiation Committee or myself at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sincerely and fraternally,
Gary Vargo Seneca Harris Jason Saledas Allan James Ross
NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE MEMBERS