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Copperhed51
06-23-2010, 10:48 AM
Latest VARS from yesterday is kinda interesting. Sounds like negotiations might really be coming to some kind of end finally. I'm surprised at how much the MEC told us about what they've asked for/agreed to in the contract so far and I'm also a little bit disappointed. Doesn't sound like the company is willing to give us much of anything. Anyway, gonna get pretty intense before too long I suspect.


CaptainCarl
06-23-2010, 11:25 AM
Straight from the horse's mouth:

"In the event of a strike, [RL] believed TSA would cease to exist."

WHACKMASTER
06-23-2010, 11:45 AM
What's your VARS #? I'd like to keep track of your situation as we're towards the end of Section 6 negotiations as well. Ours is 877-286-1632 if you're interested. It's updated daily as the "MEC Hotline".


WHACKMASTER
06-23-2010, 11:49 AM
Straight from the horse's mouth:

"In the event of a strike, [RL] believed TSA would cease to exist."

Ah yes, let the fear-mongering begin...............

Atreyu
06-23-2010, 12:01 PM
What's your VARS #? I'd like to keep track of your situation as we're towards the end of Section 6 negotiations as well. Ours is 877-286-1632 if you're interested. It's updated daily as the "MEC Hotline".

(800) 282-2572

mustache ride
06-23-2010, 02:01 PM
Listening to RL bluff is as awkward as watching MW try to takeoff single engine. If they'd like to just shut TSA down, that's the equivalent of just giving away money to someone else...another regional. If there's one thing we've learned is the depths of HK's greed know no bounds...so do you seriously think he'll walk away from a dime? And if they do, GREAT! They've been threatening us with this since the creation of gojet....just DO IT already! It would be a welcome relief to most to not have to deal with the day to day BS at TSA anymore....

Purpleanga
06-23-2010, 04:53 PM
If they'd like to just shut TSA down, that's the equivalent of just giving away money to someone else...another regional. ! They've been threatening us with this since the creation of gojet....just DO IT already! It would be a welcome relief to most to not have to deal with the day to day BS at TSA anymore....

It said if the NMB agrees to releases us for the 30 days, the company will take matters into their own hands and "secure assets". I doubt they can transfer everything in 30 days. One thing's for sure, they can't allow a strike. Somethings got to give.

Razorback flyer
06-23-2010, 07:03 PM
Anyone care to PM or email the negotiations summary to an ex skier, since the VARS only says its too long? Thanks.

Razorback flyer
06-23-2010, 07:07 PM
Oh, and let them transfer assets. Its hard to brand someone a scab when it wasn't real clear who's routes were whose. Its real frickin' easy when they're flying your planes.

RuttR
06-24-2010, 02:38 AM
What assets?

mustache ride
06-24-2010, 05:57 AM
I think they're talking about the American Connection 145 model in the lobby and maybe the fire extinguishers used in recurrent....other than that, I don't think they have any "assets."

DryMotorBoatin
06-24-2010, 10:41 AM
to say the company wont exist if we strike...thats a pretty d-ck move. hes sayin we should settle for being at the bottom of the industry just so the company can exist(remain highly profitable). hes puttin the onus on the pilot group. no dude...its on you RL. this reminds me of a funny little story...i knew these two guys that i went to highschool with. they went to a party together and one wanted to leave, the other wanted to stay. the one who wanted to stay said that if you leave me, ill burn this house down. well the other guy who drove left. true to his word...the other guy burnt the house down. the moral of the story is, he went to prison. RL can make those threats all he wants but does he really want the legacy of ruining an airline i.e. lorenzo/borman? im sure weve all heard RL talk about how he wanted to become a priest...now i think i know the real reason why.

Foxcow
06-24-2010, 07:04 PM
All bark and no bite. I seriously doubt they'd shut the place down. I'd generously bet an entire months pay on that.

flyinaway411
06-24-2010, 08:25 PM
All bark and no bite. I seriously doubt they'd shut the place down. I'd generously bet an entire months pay on that.

even if they did..."industry average" would go up

Bmcfly23
06-25-2010, 08:18 PM
It is laughable for them to think that a small threat like that would make us crumble. Spirit Managment said the EXACT same thing, they even sent out a memo .....look where it got them. Plus, the bottom line is if you cant (or wont) pay your employees what they deserve, you shouldnt be in business!!

I mean come on, were asking for industry average....average.... aka the norm ...aka what we should be paid. If u cant do it... ok then shut the doors. the world would be a better place without this managment team and company. Ill be proud to risk my worthless regional job and call RL bluff!

DryMotorBoatin
06-26-2010, 04:05 PM
Ill be proud to risk my worthless regional job and call RL bluff!


amen brother. like you said...we just wanna be average.

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