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Freighter Captain
08-04-2005, 11:24 PM
FedEx Pilots Plan Picketing in Alaska

Aug. 04, 2005
DMNews.com

FedEx Corp. pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association International will conduct informational picketing today at the entrance to the FedEx sorting facility in Anchorage, AK, to show their frustration with the slow pace of contract talks, the union said yesterday.
More than 250 FedEx pilots are based in Anchorage.

The pilots are in their 17th month of negotiations. The current working agreement took effect May 31, 1999, and became amendable under the Railway Labor Act on May 31, 2004.

FedEx has said that the pilots are the highest paid in the world and that the company is working to negotiate a fair contract.


captain_drew
08-05-2005, 03:42 PM
FedEx Pilots Plan Picketing in Alaska

Aug. 04, 2005
DMNews.com

FedEx has said that the pilots are the highest paid in the world and that the company is working to negotiate a fair contract.

If you see FedEx Management’s lips moving . .you KNOW they are lying!! Their negotiating “technique” is described, below:

“The oft-cited "Big Lie Theory" originated with Adolf Hitler's 1925 autobiography Mein Kampf. This technique, he believed, consisted of telling a lie so "colossal" that no one would believe anyone "could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously".”

The reporters OUGHT to have demanded proof, because FedEx pilots are definitly NOT (even with recent give back contracts) ANYWHERE NEAR the highest paid! SHOW ME THE MONEY!! YOU LIARS!!

Diesel 10
08-05-2005, 10:47 PM
Standard stuff coming from airline management. It's to be expected, really. Play the class envy card, expect the public to sympathize with them. It's all they've got. You've got to take it to these peons with tough, decisive union leadership, it's the only way you'll get any gains at all in 2005.

Remember, it's not what you deserve. It's what you negotiate. As we like to say, FedEx writes the check and ALPA fills in the amount.


FoxHunter
08-07-2005, 12:44 PM
Standard stuff coming from airline management. It's to be expected, really. Play the class envy card, expect the public to sympathize with them. It's all they've got. You've got to take it to these peons with tough, decisive union leadership, it's the only way you'll get any gains at all in 2005.

Remember, it's not what you deserve. It's what you negotiate. As we like to say, FedEx writes the check and ALPA fills in the amount.

Dream on young man!:)

Diesel 10
08-07-2005, 12:59 PM
Dream on young man!:)

What exactly do you disagree with? It makes for more lively debate :)