Teamsters Local 135 has announced that, in collaboration with Republic Airlines, it has reached a tentative agreement on terms of a new five-year contract for the roughly 2,100 Republic flight attendants represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the company said.
Local 135 Negotiating Committee and the Teamsters airline division unanimously recommend this tentative agreement to the Teamsters membership for ratification.
The agreement includes competitive wage rates, improved 401(k) benefits, an enhanced paid-day-off program and other benefits and quality of life enhancements. The agreement also provides each flight attendant with a minimum signing bonus of USD 1,000 upon ratification.
Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.