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Maruti Teamsters Ratify First Contract

A year ago, when workers at Maruti Fleet and Management voted unanimously to become members of Teamsters Local 769. Among the many things they were seeking was job security, seniority rights and a voice on the job. On Monday April 11, 2016 Maruti Teamsters voted to ratify their first contract where along with wage increases […]

UAL Teamsters Escalate Picketing and Warn of Possible Strikes

On February 26, 2016, hundreds of United Airlines mechanics picketed at the San Francisco, Los Angeles (LAX), Newark, LaGuardia, Washington Dulles, Cleveland, Boston Logan and Orlando airports, to educate passengers about the possibility of upcoming strikes. Last week, mechanics voted down United’s contract proposal by 93 percent. Mechanics also voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. […]

Orlando UAL Mechanics Protest Contract Offer

February 19, 2016, hundreds of United Airlines mechanics protested the airline’s contract offer by picketing outside key maintenance bases at the San Francisco, Houston and Orlando airports. The above video is of members of Teamsters Local 769 at Orlando International Airport. The mechanics held picket signs that read, “Millions for UAL Execs—Peanuts for Passengers and Mechanics.” […]

Cummins Teamsters Ratify NEW 3 Year Contract

On Tuesday November 17, 2015 Teamsters Local 769 members at Cummins in Miami unanimously ratified a new 3 year agreement. The bargaining unit, which consists of diesel mechanics, the parts department and warehouse workers, have long been members of Teamsters Local 769. The diesel mechanics service engines for Miami-Dade Transit and public school buses and […]

Miami Transfer Ratifies NEW 3 Year Contract

On Monday November 16, 2015, Teamsters Local 769 members from Miami Transfer ratified a new 3 year contract. Miami Transfer has been in business since 1896 and along with Florida Rigging they do a lot of work for Florida Power and Light. They also do a lot of rigging work for Pike and other utility pole companies […]

AmeriJet Crew Update

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015 the National Mediation process was scheduled to begin in Fort Lauderdale, FL at AmeriJet headquarters. The following participants attended: Eva J. Durham-Mediator-National Mediation Board Anthony Tosi-Mediator-National Mediation Board David Bourne-Director of Airline Division at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Steve Nagrotsky-Deputy Director of Airline Division at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters David Renshaw- […]

CAL/UAL Mediation Update

Attention all s-CAL & s-UAL Technicians & Related. Teamsters Local 769 Business Agent Tommy Esposito, would like to urge everyone to read the press releases from the Teamsters Airline Division, at the following links. “Although progress was made, the last two weeks of mediation did not yield the results we were expecting.”, said Tommy. “The results were […]

Drivers at Keolis Ratify First Contract

This past November, 76 bus drivers at Keolis Transit America Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida voted unanimously to become members of Teamsters Local 769. On Friday September 18, 2015 our new Teamsters brothers and sisters ratified their first contract. Among the list of improvements in their new collective bargaining agreement are improved seniority rights,  a new grievance […]

Latest Update on UAL Mediation

The following is an update on the UAL mediation. As you will see things did not go as planed which made for a very frustrating week. As everyone knows we have been reporting that the Company owed the Union a counter proposal, and once again the mediator has given them a pass. Please read the […]