That is true. We will file another grievance. The Voluntary furlough IS PART OF THE RESTRUCTURING LANGAGE AND DOES NOT BECOME AMENDABLE UNTIL 2009.
The "no furlough" language was given to managment in the summer restructuring agreement on the contingency that the co. would offer Voluntary furloughs and VISP to help "save jobs". Mangagement NOW STATES that this has become to costly.. another blantant disregard of our contract.
In all my working years and being alive, I have never, ever, ever seen such a blatant disregard of employees like I have with this mangement.NEVER.
WE HAVE GIVEN OVER $1 BILLION DOLLARS IN CONCESSIONS EVERY YEAR GOING FORWARD,FURLOUGHED NEARLY 20,000 EMPLOYEES AND STILL COUNTING. TERMINATED PENSION PLANS OF OUR PILOTS, TRYING TO OUT SOURCE WORK OF OUR MECHANICS, REPLACED PEOPLE WITH KIOSK MACHINES, AND WILL INSTITUTE A CARRIER WITHIN A CARRIER THAT IS AT POVERTY WAGES....For What? Much of this was done with OUR TAX DOLLARS, GOVERNMENT MONEY AND BAILOUTS. To save an industry, or to save the rich?
All this disruption of lives so few investors can make hundreds of millions of dollars? Is this what Corporate America is now all about? After the catastrophic events that happened nearly two years ago to our Industry and our Airline workers who were the first to die....is this it? Is this how America treats it's ccitizens with disgrace? To permit Corporate raiders and mongrols to steal from their employees and obliverate stockholders that get sanctioned by BK laws? And this is a "good thing???
God help us. It' over due that the ENTIRE INDUSTRY, SHUT DOWN. The jails can't house all of us, and you can't be replaced overnight, unless the government has no regard for safety of the public.
Who under God's earth wants to work with these kinds of folks that have stolen our company from us?
HEY MANAGEMENT UP THEIR IN THE PALACE, YEA YOU!
In giving back the 5%...
IS THIS WHAT YOU MEANT WHEN YOU WROTE A PRIVATE E-MAIL AND SAID BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR, WE WILL ALL SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES?
Bob, DIO, CAV, DEA, mlt, AOG, Art, LAV, DELL,MRPLANES, Airlineorphan, supercuriser, can we go on and permit this company to continue to rob its employees, not focus on operating airline, but torture their employees through harsh disciplines, contract violations, and terminations, furloughs.
Why couldn't this management be satisfied with what we gave them, BOTH TIMES?
Markmywords, are we just to shut up about this and go into oblivion silent. WE ARE LOSING OUR JOBS!..FOR WHAT?
We can not deal with the devil. Now what?
I promise you IF OUR PEOPLE LOSE OUR JOBS, I WILL HIT THE STREETS RELENTLESSLY UNTIL THE STOCK GOES DOWN TO "0". Even if I get furloughed or fired.
PIT President will meet with Senator Spector tomorrow. All hell will break lose in that room.