American Airlines warns unions that time is short

Mar 4, 2012 Full story: Toronto News.Net 8

American Airlines has told unions that the company will only talk for a short time about deals on cost savings targets.

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RWG

Dillsboro, IN

#1 Mar 6, 2012
They can do that because AAL holds all the cards now.
abc

Wheaton, IL

#2 Mar 6, 2012
They only hold all the cards if they know that they already have the judge in their wallet. If the judge has eyes open he will see management is the not cooperating.
wil

Montgomery, AL

#3 Mar 6, 2012
abc wrote:
They only hold all the cards if they know that they already have the judge in their wallet. If the judge has eyes open he will see management is the not cooperating.
The judge will see the union has sucked this company dry, unions are the problem not Management.
Joseph Ruskin

Dallas, TX

#4 Mar 6, 2012
The problem with the union workers is the focus on their assignment only. There's no big picture. If a Manager wants to lend a hand loading bags onto a plane what is the response from the Crew Chief? Instant grievance.
How about if the other gate is short staffed? Will the guys from the adjacent gate run over there to help them out? Nope. That's not my gate.
The whole work ethic has to change.
Eastern Scab Pilot

United States

#5 Mar 6, 2012
Let me know when you union pilots don't want to fly. I'm ready and able to assume my rightful position as a SENIOR B-777 Captain at American.

Why...I'll even fly for free!
Dick Wadd

Miami, FL

#6 Sep 25, 2012
Eastern Scab Pilot wrote:
Let me know when you union pilots don't want to fly. I'm ready and able to assume my rightful position as a SENIOR B-777 Captain at American.
Why...I'll even fly for free!
Thats awesome mother foka. Ill be your FO, i ll flyi it for 40 dollars an hour. I dont care. i just want to fly and get fed for free. IM A SCAB TU.
Jim smith

Fort Worth, TX

#7 Sep 26, 2012
The Unions do WHAT????? When you have a building called "Center Pork" that is full of over paid office workers who do Anothing to support the airline, that's called WASTE..... AMR has 20,000 jobs at CENTER PORK that are WAAste.

If you want to fix AA sell CENTER PORK and break AMR off as its own wasteful entity and let AA survive on its on as it did years ago before the AMR invention.
AMR was invented as a way for the executives and their buddies to channel money from the airline into their wallets...

AMR needs to go....... AA will survive and conquer on its own!!!
bill

Alajuela, Costa Rica

#8 Sep 26, 2012
wil wrote:
<quoted text> The judge will see the union has sucked this company dry, unions are the problem not Management.
looks like you have no idea what your talking about....review the last 12 years of management decisions...then compare AA labor against the industry norm.....research....then speak.....

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