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THE STEPS TO GETTING A UNION

THE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW—AND DO Contrary to what the company will tell you the union is NOT an outside third party, WE ARE THE UNION. Here are ways you can help: Sign a Union Card (every few months). Ask people you work with to sign a card. Engage...

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THE STEPS TO GETTING A UNION

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE ORGANIZING DRIVE

UNDER DELTA’S ADVOCACY POLICY YOU CAN WEAR YOUR IAM PIN WITH PRIDE THE DELTA AIR LINES ADVOCACY POLICY (LATEST EDITION JANUARY 26, 2018) SECTION 3.2 PINS, BUTTONS OR OTHER MESSAGE BEARING ITEMS, STATES: Other than Delta-sponsored programs or...

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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE ORGANIZING DRIVE

HERE IS WHAT WE ARE MISSING…

FOR THE SAME WORK, THIS IS WHAT THE TOP SCALE RAMP WORKER WOULD EARN UNDER THE SAME SCENARIO AT THE THREE MAJOR AIRLINES: At the union carriers, if you’re lunch doesn’t fall between your 4th and your 6th hour over an 8 hour shift, you’re compensated a...

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HERE IS WHAT WE ARE MISSING…

WITH UNITY WE CAN HAVE A VOICE

Every Delta worker is being squeezed by: Elimination of career jobs. Job bids that meet nobody’s needs. Insufficient staffing. Lack of secure retirement with a pension. Schedules that work for no one. Ever increasing percentage of Ready Reserve which...

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WITH UNITY WE CAN HAVE A VOICE

WE WANT THE REAL THING!

BENEFITS AND EQUAL PAY FOR READY RESERVES We want what part-time, union ramp and cargo have at United and American: Paid vacations, health insurance, pension. Same pay scale as full time. No limit on hours worked and lower mandatory hours worked than...

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WE WANT THE REAL THING!

WOULDN’T IT BE NICE TO HAVE A UNION BID COMMITTEE?

  Where input from the people actually doing the work would be included. Where your hard earned seniority is respected. Where management and the employees are contractually obligated to work together on solutions.   SIGN A CARD TO HAVE A VOICE...

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE TO HAVE A UNION BID COMMITTEE?

FOOL ME ONCE…

SINCE THE LAST UNION VOTE IN 2010: They cut our profit sharing in half when we were the most profitable in our history. Ready Reserves have gone from a two day a week obligation to a 4 and 5 day obligation. The percentage of Ready Reserve jobs has...

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FOOL ME ONCE…

SO, YOU MAY BE GETTING A PAY RAISE. “ANYONE SURPRISED?”

DELTA KNOWS THE UNION CAMPAIGN IS GAINING STEAM. EXPECT THE FOLLOWING: Promise of a future pay raise. Promise of more “enhancements” to Ready Reserve Program. Possible Ready Reserve vacation accrual, more flexibility in schedules, and the appearance of...

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SO, YOU MAY BE GETTING A PAY RAISE. “ANYONE SURPRISED?”