Amerijet pilots reach tentative agreement

Amerijet has reported pilots represented by the Teamsters airline division have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract, the company said.

The bargaining unit has 85 members who are represented by Teamsters Local 769 in Miami, Florida.

The four-year agreement includes an initial increase in base wages for captains and first officers of more than 55 to 75 percent, with yearly wage increases on top of the signing boost. Enhancements to seniority and sick leave are also included in the contract.

International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.