For Contract Negotiation Updates Please Visit www.IBTUALNegotiations.com
Securing Our Future!
Welcome to the Official Teamsters Web Site for Mechanics & Related at UAL SFO!
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is the most powerful and diverse Union in America, representing 1.4 million workers.
The Teamsters Airline Division represents more than 75,000 workers in the aviation industry in every class and craft.
Teamsters SFO 856/986 is proud to represent the over 3,000-strong United Airlines Mechanics & Related working at the SFO Point.
The Teamsters are committed to securing jobs in the aviation industry by fighting the outsourcing that threatens our safety and security.
SFO Member Alerts
January Business Agents’ Report
Transition Update, 1/4/2012 — 401(k) Information
Negotiations Update — Agreement Approved, Next Steps -12/30/2011
Mechanics Approve Agreement – 12/29/2011
Business Agents’ December Report
Mechanics Licensing Program
New program offers free legal counsel for FAR violations
December Notice of Referendum
Tentative Agreement Reached — 11/11/2011
SFO Negotiating Team Changes
In order to accurately gauge the needs of and to best serve the membership, the Airline Division has created a survey regarding the recent tentative agreement (TA).
Information collected here will help us prepare for mediated negotiations which are scheduled to begin early next year. Please fill out this survey so that we can best represent the bargaining priorities of the membership. It is important that we hear from all of you. The survey will be active until September 30th, 2011.
Grievance Committee Election Results
Letter to Membership on Hexavalent Chromium
Hexavalent Chromium Facts
Grievance Committee Elections Duplicate Ballot Procedure
Take the Aviation Maintenance Industry Fatigue Survey
The Federal Aviation Administration’s Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI) has teamed with the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign to carry out this study. This online survey, which takes about 15 minutes to complete, is hosted by the University of Illinois. Results of the survey may influence recommendations regarding rest and duty time limits for the aviation maintenance industry.
Revised: Continuous Improvement Specialist (CIS)
Memorandum of Understanding
Do you know any homeless vets?
Grant to benefit veterans with job training, search, placement
Congressman Miller wants to make sure you have the most recent grant opportunity regarding funds through the U.S. Department of Labor?s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) to provide approximately 3,000 homeless veterans with job training and other services to help them succeed in civilian careers.
Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, local public agencies and nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and community-based organizations. Grantees must be familiar with the areas and populations to be served and demonstrate that they can administer effective programs. They will coordinate their efforts with other local, state and federal social service providers to provide homeless veterans with occupational, classroom and on-the-job training, as well as job search and placement assistance, including follow-up services.
Airline Division Director David Bourne will be at Local 856 on April 28, 2011, more information
January/February/March Ground Safety Report
2010 in review, Safety on the legislative front, noise testing, and more.
Contract TA Roadshows
Tentative Agreement Informational Meetings
Japanese Nuclear Emergency: EPA’s Radiation Air Monitoring
New style of Aircraft Brake Container
Teamsters work with UAL in aquiring newly designed Aircraft Brake Containers. Containers are safer and more practical.
February Craft Meetings Canceled
Due to illness, personal emergencies and ongoing negotiations, the February Craft Meetings have been canceled.
Click here for Joint Counseling Guidelines agreed to by both the Union and Company.
PBS Frontline’s “Flying Cheaper”
If you missed Frontline’s investigation of outsourcing major airline repair work to independent maintenance operations, you can still watch it online. Click here to watch the report.
Important guidelines to protect yourself from falls
Alcohol Swab Recall Information
Read Airline Division Director Bourne’s Congressional Testimony on the proposed United-Continental Merger
Court upholds change to make it easier for airline workers to gain Union representation
Congressman Gutierrez blasts airlines treatment of passengers, employees in press conference
Statement from David Bourne, IBT Airline Division Director
UAL Outsourcing leads to questions over aircraft safety
Were you on Active Duty in the Military between 1957 and 2001?
You qualify for a higher social security payment because of your Military service. You must bring your DD-214 to the Social Security Office and you must ask for this benefit to receive it!
This is something to put in your files for when you apply for Social Security down the road.
It is NOT just for retirees, BUT anyone who has served on active duty between January 1957 and December 31, 2001.
This benefit is not automatic, you must ask for it!
Find out more about this benefit on the Social Security Administration’s website:
Learn more about the
Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Plan here.
“Planes with maintenance problems have flown anyway“
Teamster Airline Mechanics Newsletter
Teamsters SFO helps out at this year’s Fantasy Flight
These are pictures from the Fantasy Flight event this last Saturday.
Fifty terminally ill children and their families were involved in the event. We were invited by United to be a part of this year’s event on behalf of the TeamstersSFO Locals 856/986. Our Locals donated $ 1000.00 and Rich Petrovsky, Mike Albertin, Chris Moore and Dan Johnston volunteered to help set-up decorations and just be elves.
This year these are the airports which held the event Chicago, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and San Francisco.
“To Cut Costs, Airlines Send Repairs Abroad”
Attendance Grievance Submission to System Board
Continuous Improvement Coordinator Memorandum of Understanding
Arbitrator’s Transcript of 20% Outsourcing Ruling
Summary 20% Outsourcing Decision
C-Check Grievance Submission to System Board
House Committee Investigates Bush Pension Agency Head
Panasonic Grievance Submission to the System Board
General President Hoffa’s Letter to Speaker Pelosi on Outsourcing Moratorium
20% Outsourcing Grievance Post Hearing Briefs
Outsourcing Defect Report
Please fill out our Outsourcing Defect Report and return to your Chief Steward.