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HOW READY RESERVES CAN VOTE FOR REAL CHANGE

HOW READY RESERVES CAN VOTE FOR REAL CHANGE

Are you thinking that the Ready Reserve program needs a lot more than just a name change? How about: Put Ready Reserves on an equal pay scale as permanent employees Make Health Insurance available for Ready Reserves Give Ready Reserve paid...

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by Sep 24, 2017 No Comments
WHY WE NEED A UNION

WHY WE NEED A UNION

EQUALITY IN PAY AND BENEFITS FOR ALL READY RESERVE EMPLOYEES. PROTECTION AGAINST SHORT STAFFING, AND UNFAIR DISCIPLINE FOR ALL WORKERS. A DEFINED PENSION FOR FINANCIAL SECURITY IN RETIREMENT. JOB SECURITY BY PROTECTING AGAINST...

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by Sep 24, 2017 No Comments
READY RESERVES:  TOGETHER WE CAN RIGHT THE WRONGS

READY RESERVES: TOGETHER WE CAN RIGHT THE WRONGS

Ready Reserves at Delta Airlines are just as hard working as their permanent counterparts. Every day they endure the same hazards, and physical and financial demands equal to every permanent benefited worker. Yet Delta, which in 2016 had net...

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by Mar 4, 2017 No Comments
DELTA AIRLINES — THE INDUSTRY LEADER?

DELTA AIRLINES — THE INDUSTRY LEADER?

WHEN IT COMES TO WAGES, BENEFITS, AND FAIR TREATMENT TOWARDS THEIR EMPLOYEES THEY ARE FAR FROM THE INDUSTRY LEADER In 2016, Delta Airlines was the industry leader with $4.4 billion in net profits. Followed by American Airlines with $2.7 billion and...

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by Feb 16, 2017 No Comments
DELTA PROFITS SOAR. WHY DID YOUR SHARE GET SMALLER?

DELTA PROFITS SOAR. WHY DID YOUR SHARE GET SMALLER?

Delta justifies this with, “You get less profit sharing in exchange for guaranteed money in your hourly wage.” The truth is you can have both. Just ask the pilots. They received both a high profit sharing formula and an industry leading wage.  Why?...

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by Jan 20, 2017 No Comments
READY RESERVE BLUES

READY RESERVE BLUES

A large percentage of Delta Air Lines employees are now Ready Reserve. This program provides cheap labor for Delta and treatsReady Reserves as second class workers. With a union we would push for : A pay progression with regular raises similar to...

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by Jan 10, 2017 No Comments
2.3 MILLION LITTLE REASONS TO ENJOY THE NEW YEAR

2.3 MILLION LITTLE REASONS TO ENJOY THE NEW YEAR

UNITED AIRLINES MEMBERS TO RECEIVE $2.3 MILLION IN FINAL LUMP SUM DISTRIBUTION Beginning December 22, over 26,000 IAM members at United Airlines will receive their final lump sum payout. The total value of the payout is $2.3 million and is the...

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by Dec 21, 2016 No Comments
READY RESERVES AND SEASONALS

READY RESERVES AND SEASONALS

COMPARE YOURSELF TO THE UNIONIZED RAMP WORKERS AT UNITED AIRLINES Suppose, instead of your ramp job at Delta, you were recently hired at United: You are now on a pay progression with a top out of $33.30 per hour You have the flexibility of swaps,...

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by Nov 7, 2016 4 Comments
DELTA AND PILOTS REACH CONTRACT AGREEMENT

DELTA AND PILOTS REACH CONTRACT AGREEMENT

MORE PROOF HAVING UNION REPRESENTATION PAYS Recently, unionized Delta Air Lines Pilots reached agreement on a new industry-best contract. In a statement, Delta management said the tentative deal is an "industry-leading package of pay, benefits and...

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by Nov 7, 2016 No Comments