August 20, 2016
By Stephanie West
Chicago, IL – International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and United Airlines have reached a contract agreement covering 9,000 United employees.
"This is a monumental day for our United members," said Captain David Bourne, airline division director for the IBT. "I want to congratulate everyone involved for achieving this industry leading agreement in principle which will set a new standard upon ratification. This result would not have been possible without the dedication of Federal Mediator Gerry McGuckin, both negotiating committees and the involvement of CEO Oscar Munoz.”
Upon ratification by Teamsters membership, this will be the first time in almost a decade that all United work groups will have labor contracts in place.