pr"> pr" />

1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Teamsters fully ratify AEI contract

(Source: International Brotherhood of Teamsters press release, August 7, 2014)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The final remaining contract rider between the Teamsters Express Division National Union Negotiating Committee and domestic air freight company AEI was approved this week, paving the way for the national contract between the parties to take effect. With the passage of the local rider, the national agreement is now fully ratified.

The contract, which runs through Dec. 31, 2016, covers about 800 Teamsters across the U.S. employed by AEI, the domestic air freight forwarding arm of DHL Global Forwarding. The previous agreement had been extended to allow the ratification process to be completed.

“We’re pleased that almost a year’s worth of work on this new contract has come to fruition and has been now overwhelmingly ratified by our members at AEI,” said William Hamilton, Express Division Director and Eastern Region International Vice President. “Faced with the largest reorganization it its history, AEI presented the union with some real bargaining challenges and the committee and Locals stepped up to meet them.”

Operational changes contained in the new agreement will likely be implemented over the next several months as the company adopts its New Forwarding Environment (NFE) initiative. In addition to containing unprecedented job security language designed to protect members while the company undertakes its global reorganization, the new agreement calls for a 50 cent per hour wage increases each January along with $1 per hour benefit increases annually to keep the respective health, welfare and pension plans as strong as possible.

Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Visit www.teamster.org for more information. Follow us on Twitter @Teamsters and “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teamsters.

Friday, August 08, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2016 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Get the latest labor news from the Teamster news blog
NJ Transit rail strike inches closer as sides fail to reach deal
Congressional delegation from Indiana writes STB to oppose CP-NS merger
Two NY congressmen oppose CP-NS merger
AAR: January 2016 U.S. rail traffic down 7.3 percent from January 2015
Metro-North worker seriously injured in accident involving electric cart
US Foods forces Phoenix Teamsters to launch unfair labor practice strike
Union Pacific to cut capital spending, announces dividend
Video: Shipping oil by rail from Alberta to Alaska an alternative to pipelines
Phillips 66 says California rail project critical to crude supply
Health study reveals Lac-Megantic residents still suffering 2 years after deadly derailment
Paulsboro train derailment lawyer coached witness, report says
Norfolk Southern notes industrial investments along rail lines in 2015
Hoffa: Past TPP concerns are still today’s reality for bum trade deal

More Headlines