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Old 07-01-2007, 06:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Spanky189
There are several guys on Empire Drive (no joke) in Dallas that resemble that remark.
Honestly, our biggest problem is the location of the union offices. In Houston you have the largest group of SCABS. The cost of living is so much cheaper and so many live in the Woodlands with big houses and no real cost of living issues and they don't want the boat rocked.

The smartest thing the union could do is shut the doors on CAL-ALPA and move it to a neutral location where a big group of pilots don't live. Most everything is done via phone,fax, and email anyway. And when the company or the union needs to meeet, fine. Fly down. We'd still save money over the full time managament wanna bees that sit down there 10 minutes from their homes with pools and outdoor kitchens and outright steal from the line pilots.

As long as CAL-ALPAs offices are located in Houston you will never be able to create a credible strike threat at CAL. Anybody who thinks otherwise is just drinking the same kool-aide just from a different container.
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Old 07-01-2007, 06:13 AM
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Originally Posted by CALPilotToo
Honestly, big houses and no real cost of living issues and they don't want the boat rocked.

We'd still save money over the full time managament wanna bees that sit down there 10 minutes from their homes with pools and outdoor kitchens and outright steal from the line pilots.

Sounds like Congress eh??? Comes from the top. Corrupt Country, leads to corrupt politicians, leads to corrupt businesses, leads to corrupt management, leads to corrupt personnel, leads to ticked off consumers who complain about everything . . . . BUT they never vote. Oh Well! Apathetic! Ya get what ya vote for. In this case "Nothing"
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Old 07-01-2007, 06:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Ellen
Sounds like Congress eh??? Comes from the top. Corrupt Country, leads to corrupt politicians, leads to corrupt businesses, leads to corrupt management, leads to corrupt personnel, leads to ticked off consumers who complain about everything . . . . BUT they never vote. Oh Well! Apathetic! Ya get what ya vote for. In this case "Nothing"
name me one person who really is worthy of getting a vote. most time it's the lesser of 2 evils than the better of 2 good people in any election
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Old 07-01-2007, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by CAL EWR
They are very much in the minority we have almost 5000 pilots and those you speak of number less 600 and will be less then a few hundred in a few years.

Our pilot group today is not like the CAL of the last twenty years I think you will be pleasantly surprised as to our resolve and unity.
Anything less than a Industry leading contract is unnacceptable. All of the new guys I talk to are ready to fight for this.
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Old 07-01-2007, 07:14 AM
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I agree with the above about sleeping on the airplane. Not only which CA agreed to this bull****. What FO agreed with the CA??? There is no way in hell I would have slept on that airplane. People need to use their damn brains. I looked up that Houston Chronicle article also. Kellner total comp last year 6.5 million. Next 3 were at about 3 million each in total comp. Here's my position on that. Good for them! Now it's time for us to get a little of that money for ourselves. They are doing there job for the shareholder and getting compensated for it. We are doing a hell of a job for CAL and it's time we get industry leading pay and benefits. Don't settle for anything less. Quit talking...do the job the best, get paid the best. Nuf said.
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Old 07-01-2007, 07:42 AM
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"Sank you for calling Contintental Airlines Crew Scheduling, my name is... Floyd".
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Old 07-01-2007, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by John Pennekamp
"Sank you for calling Contintental Airlines Crew Scheduling, my name is... Floyd".
"... Floyd, is it?"

That's a great clip!
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Old 07-01-2007, 09:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Slice
When did J.O. start running CAL?

That's EXACTLY what I was thinking
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Old 07-01-2007, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Short Bus Drive
"... Floyd, is it?"

That's a great clip!
"For the widebody dial one. For the 756 dial two. For the Seven Hundred and Thirty Seven, dial three".
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Originally Posted by reCALcitrant
Anything less than a Industry leading contract is unnacceptable. All of the new guys I talk to are ready to fight for this.
Yea, I thought that too for C02 but the company pointed a gun and alot of the senior and alot of the junior pilots ducked into the sheets crying...mommy!
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