Teamsters reach tentative agreement at NetJets

Teamsters Local 284 President Paul Suffoletto said that a tentative agreement covering NetJets Aviation´s 278 flight attendants had been reached.

Details are still to be worked out before the agreement is submitted to the flight attendants for a ratification vote.

“After over four years of negotiations, we believe we have reached a tentative agreement that recognizes NJA flight attendants for the world class service they provide,” Suffoletto said.

Highlights include:

A USD2.8 million ratification bonus that will equal approximately USD80/month of service for all flight attendants;

Substantial pay increases for all flight attendants at all seniority levels;

New 18-year pay scales increase from the prior 10-year scales;

The ability to use sick days as personal days;

New schedule choices; and

Increased flight attendant basing opportunities.

Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.