SWISSPORT – BWI UPDATE

Sisters and Brothers:

Your Negotiating Committee met in direct negotiations with the Company on Monday and Tuesday of this week in Dulles, Virginia. Present for the Company was Blake Martin, Director of Labor Relations, and Otis Williams, VP of Operations.

During the two day negotiating sessions, significant progress was made towards building your first Collective Bargaining Agreement with much language tentatively agreed to. The progress made has been formatted into Contract layout showing tentative agreements in:

Article 1 – Recognition

Article 2 – Management Rights

Article 3 – Dues Checkoff

Article 4 – No Strikes and No Lockouts

Article 5 – Seniority

Article 6 – Layoff and Recall

Article 7 – Safety and Health, Uniforms and  Equipment

Article   8 – Grievance and Arbitration Procedures

Article   9 – Leaves of Absence

Article 10 – Notification of Personnel Actions

Article 11 – Security

Article 12 – Non Discrimination

Article 26 – Duration

There is a considerable amount of work to accomplished in order to bring these negotiations to close and bring a comprehensive tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement to you, the membership, for a ratification vote. We have scheduled continued negotiations the week of January 22, 2018. As usual, updates will be posted keeping you informed on your Committee’s progress. Your continued support and solidarity will be essential for a successful completion of negotiations providing you with an Agreement providing you with the dignity and respect you deserve.

 

   In Solidarity,

  Bill Wise
  GENERAL CHAIR

 

Aaron Thompson                               Blair Carter
CHIEF STEWARD                                  STEWARD

NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE

 

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Updated: January 12, 2018 — 4:40 pm
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