Saturday, May 18, 2024

Court rules in favour of Atlas Air and against union

Atlas Air signs MoU with Sharp Technics K

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has succeeded in its legal dispute with the pilot union, ordering them to negotiate a new deal. The decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upholds a 13 March 2018 decision by the Southern District Court of New York compelling the union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters […]

Pilots dispute court ruling and demand a rehearing

Pilots flying for Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo have demanded a rehearing after the US Court of Appeals ordered them to stop an “intentional and illegal work slowdown”. The lawsuit was filed in September 2017 by the airlines alleging the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 were responsible […]

Atlas Air pilots ordered to stop “illegal” slowdown

Atlas Air Worldwide pilots represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have been ordered to stop their work slowdown by the Court of Appeals. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division and Local Union No 1224 have been ordered to stop an “intentional and illegal work slowdown” by Atlas Air pilots […]

Pilots file lawsuits against Atlas Air

Atlas Air signs MoU with Sharp Technics K

Atlas Air pilots have filed two lawsuits against their employer after an instructor was fired and to stop illegal subcontracting of flights. On Friday 1 February, Teamsters Local 1224 on behalf of and in conjunction with Atlas Air captain Kristofer Lang, who served as a Crew Training Instructor (CTI) filed after Captain Lang was unlawfully […]

Atlas Air gains injunction against IBT but union warns problems remain

Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F

Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo’s request for an injunction against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) to stop its “illegal work slowdown” has been granted, but the union warn this will not solve problems. The subsidiaries of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings requested the injunction accusing the IBT of engaging an in “unlawful, concerted work […]

Teamsters pilot union hit back at lawsuit filed by Atlas Air

Teamsters Local Union 1224 have condemned the lawsuit filed by Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo against the pilots’ union. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings filed the lawsuit on 25 September against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to require them “to meet their obligations under the Railway Labor Act and stop the illegal and intentional work […]

ATSG wins pilots ruling on single carrier issue

The National Mediation Board (NMB) has ruled in favour of Air Transport Services Group’s (ATSG) airline subsidiaries in deciding they do not operate as a single transportation system – as defined under the US Railway Labor Act – for purposes of the labor representation of their pilots. ATSG owns and operates two airlines with separate and distinct US […]

Teamster flight dispatchers ratify Atlas and Polar Air agreement

Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F

International Brotherhood of Teamsters flight dispatchers at Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo have voted to ratify changes to their existing contracts, extending it for four years. The provision of the new agreement, which becomes amendable on 12 November 2021, include a 30 per cent wage increase over the life of the contract as well […]

ABX Air and Teamsters labour dispute to go to arbitration

The labour dispute between ABX Air and pilot employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is to go to arbitration, a court has ruled. Judge Timothy S. Black of the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio ruled that the dispute between Air Transport Services Group’s cargo airline and pilot employees […]

Negotiations between Kalitta and Teamsters break down

Negotiations between Kalitta Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have broken down with the union accusing the airline of not honouring key proposals. Teamsters says that Kalitta executives claimed there were no agreements on key areas of the proposed contract, including sections written by the airline that were agreed by Teamsters negotiators. The Teamsters […]

ABX Air makes legal complaint against IBT in pilot dispute

ABX Air has filed a complaint against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters for injunctive and declaratory relief for violations of the Railway Labor Act under the labour agreement between ABX Air and the IBT covering ABX Air’s pilot employees. ABX, the airline subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, says the IBT, covering the International Brotherhood […]