Allegiant dispatchers fail to ratify agreement with IBT

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has announced that International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), representing the airlines´ dispatchers has failed to ratify a proposed collective bargaining agreement with the Allegiant, the company said.

The tentative agreement brought by IBT to its members was reached between the parties on May 22, 2018.

The process of negotiating a first collective bargaining agreement for Allegiant dispatchers began in 2017. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters was most recently certified as the group´s exclusive representative on October 26, 2016. Allegiant currently employs 34 flight dispatchers.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet.