Triumph for Argentinian air traffic controllers

ITF union ATEPSA (the Asociación Técnicos y Empleados de protección y Seguridad a la Aeronavegación) has successfully concluded bargaining with state company EANA SE after condemning labour violations and breaches of its collective bargaining agreement (CBA). ATEPSA said that, thanks to the struggle of its members and the solidarity of the ITF and its unions, […]


August 3, 2017

Argentina’s air traffic controllers denounce CBA breach

Air traffic controllers in Argentina represented by ITF union ATEPSA – the Asociación de Técnicos y Empleados de Protección y Seguridad a la Aeronavegación – are to take go slow action because of labour rights violations and the failure of state company EANA SE to respect their collective bargaining agreement (CBA). In a statement delivered […]


July 26, 2017

Major Pay Hikes for IAM Members at United (a news story from IAM, USA)

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced that approximately 28,000 IAM members at United Airlines this week will receive major and much deserved pay increases. Base wage rates will increase by an average of 19 percent and by 2021 will escalate by an average of 32 percent. Since 2014, IAM members […]


November 15, 2016

IAM members at Philippine Airlines unanimously vote for contract (IAMAW)

IAM members at Philippine Airlines this week voted unanimously to ratify a tentative agreement with the airline. The contract, which was signed yesterday in San Francisco, creates wage increases for IAM members from 2016 through 2019, and retro payments back to July 2016. Other highlights of the new agreement include a signing bonus for all […]


October 27, 2016

New contract to benefit thousands of UPS pilots

More than 2,500 pilots at UPS Airlines will benefit from a new five-year labour agreement negotiated by ITF union the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and ratified by a vast majority of the company’s pilots. Over 98 per cent of eligible union members cast their votes, and more than 91 per cent ratified the agreement, which […]


September 5, 2016

UPS pilots ratify new contract (press release from the ITF affiliated Independent Pilots Association)

UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, yesterday ratified a new five-year labour agreement. The contract ratified with more than 91 per cent of the vote, with more than 98 per cent of the eligible members casting ballots. The collective bargaining agreement, which goes into effect today, covers the more than 2,500 union pilots […]


September 1, 2016

TWU-IAM Association, American Airlines agree to industry best wage hikes for 30,000 ground workers, negotiations continue (TWU & IAMAW)

The TWU-IAM Association today announced it has reached an interim agreement with American Airlines to provide approximately 30,000 ground workers industry-leading wage rates, a lump sum payment and retirement improvements. Both sides will continue joint contract negotiations to resolve outstanding issues. “Association members at American Airlines will receive the industry-best wages they deserve now,” said […]


August 5, 2016

Airline workers sign historic agreement with Colombia LATAM

After more than four months of negotiations, the Union of Air Transport Workers Colombian-Sintratac (Sintratac) has achieved a historic first collective agreement with LATAM Airlines. The agreement was approved by the union’s assembly on 24 May and signed the next day. It will run until 2018 and will govern processes relating to workers’ rights in […]


June 3, 2016