UAL Shop Steward Nominations/Elections

To:  All IAM Members In Good Standing

From: Local 1726 Officers/UAL Grievance Committee
Subject:  Shop Steward Nominations
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We are currently accepting nominations for UAL Shop Stewards.  Anyone interested in running for a Steward position for can send a self-nomination request to the Local 1726 Recording Secretary, Mike D’India, by the following methods.
U.S. Mail to:
IAMAW Local 1726
℅ Mike D’India-Recording Secretary
830 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128
Hand Delivery:
To Mike D’India only
All requests must be received no later than 1200 Noon on March 31, 2014.  Elections (if warranted) will take place during the primary Monthly Meeting at the Local on April 8, 2014.  Meeting time is at 1400 hours.
These positions will cover the integration of the S/UA and S/CO subsidiaries into the new terminal.  Positions will be open for both ATW and BTW.
The UAL Grievance Committee is reserving the right to recommend to the Local President the appointment of individuals in the event that sufficient coverage has not been attained through the election process.
Posted 3/9/14

Rich Delaney Update 2/9/14

Rich Delaney, 09 February 2014: Download

Another paycheck has been issued and still our members have not been fully and correctly paid for work they have performed for United Airlines. That is a fact that United management downplays. They expect their employees to be grateful to receive any of the committed wage increases they agreed to last fall. Finally being paid the right amount in current pay periods was a great accomplishment, after 3 months and was of course welcomed by employees that worked hard during the busiest, coldest, most adverse weather conditions in recent memory; knowing every day they were not being paid as much as they should have been until the middle of January. The question that is asked every day now is “when do I get my money?” The answer continues to be “not now”. United Airlines cannot, or will not, give their employees, our members, any idea when they will be paid for their services from November 1, 2013. Updates to the IAM regarding the status of owed money have stopped, with the explanation that the issue has been given to another department for completion and they are working on it.

Continue reading “Rich Delaney Update 2/9/14”

UAL Seniority Protest Info

Protesting Seniority:
Seniority Integration Letter from Joshua Javits 11 October 2013: Download
The following is an excerpt from the letter, regarding how to protest your position on the seniority list:
“Seniority lists will issue on November 11, 2013. Afterwards, affected IAM members will have until December 11, 2013 to file any individual protests that they may have regarding their placement on the list. Protests must be made in writing and must clearly state the nature of the alleged error in the listed seniority date. Protests may be filed by mail or fax received by the December 11, 2013 deadline at the address and fax number of the Washington, D.C. law firm assigned to facilitate this process:
Joshua Javits, Neutral
c/o Guerrieri, Clayman, Bartos & Parcelli, P.C.
1900 M Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036
Facsimile: 202-624-7420
Protests sent by email will not be considered. I will decide all filed protests and issue final seniority lists making adjustments or corrections, if any, no later than January 15, 2013.”

Rich Delaney Update 11/10/2013


Rich Delaney, 10 November 2013: Download
Discussions were held this past week with United over several issues relating to our newly ratified agreement. Enacting of changed provisions of our contracts, seniority integration, and next steps necessary to bring all IAM members under ratified agreements were the subjects. Continuous conversations have been held to insure that everything is being done to correctly pay and distribute the required retroactive/signing bonus payment in the timely manner the contract calls for. The IAM is working with United representatives to review the original list of eligibles, and the amount each person is owed, to make sure that it is accurate. We have found that some names are appearing on the list that should be removed while eligible members’ names have been left off the list and need to be included. Continue reading “Rich Delaney Update 11/10/2013”