A decision that the switchman is entitled to this kind of transfer would not affect the collective bargaining agreement
. To the extent that this transfer might result in a dispute over his placement on the engineers' seniority roster, that dispute could, and should, be adjudicated under the collective bargaining agreement
and the RLA.
United has joint collective bargaining agreements
covering the majority of its represented employees and recently announced that it will open contract negotiations early for the airline's ramp service and passenger service agents, storekeepers, load planners, maintenance and fleet technical instructors, and other groups represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Northwest Airlines, in a response to Boda posted on the PFAA website, President Gary Meek said the letter constituted "the latest of many incredible attacks on our flight attendants" and was a "blatant scare tactic." He said a "full-scale legal campaign would occur if Northwest took improper actions on abrogating our Collective Bargaining Agreement
, if the TA were to be rejected...Be confident that PFAA will not stand by and allow you to break the law by way of a unilateral abrogation." May 18, 2006
The Act contains an opt-out provision, however, that affords unionized employers a complete exemption from the Act's notice and retention requirements if they are already, or agree to become, bound by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement
that includes provisions that govern the discharge or lay off of building service employees.
* Payments by an employer corporation to a tax-exempt union educational and cultural charitable trust, when the payments were required pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement
More than 9,000 Teamster aviation maintenance workers are seeking a fair collective bargaining agreement
. The workers' last contract became amendable in January 2013.
Once these changes were made, they were incorporated into the company's pension plan by the express terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement
. In the collective bargaining agreements
negotiated in 1991, Allsteel agreed to provide early retirement benefits as an incentive.
The agreements will remain in effect for the US Airways employees until a joint collective bargaining agreement
covering the 30,000 employees of the new American Airlines has been reached.