June 28, 2016
By John Quinn
Miramar, FL – Spirit Airlines has announce that its ramp service team members located at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) ratified a tentative agreement with IAM. This negotiation is their first collective bargaining agreement with the union.
The team members had ratified an interim agreement in June of 2015, covering wages, job security, union security, and benefits. The newly ratified agreement also addresses job scope, hours of service and overtime, seniority, uniforms, safety and health, among other things.
Spirit Airlines operates more than 400 daily flights to 56 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.