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Old 08-30-2007, 01:30 PM   #1  
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Default How long would it take your company to re place 75% of their pilots

Serious question...How long would it take for each legacy and regional carrier to replace 75% or more of their pilots if they resigned in mass. I know the railway labor act prevents strikes and CHAOS without mediation, but what if the unions came in with boxes full of letters of resignation that will be executed if wages and work rules are not moved forward? I am new to this game but slavery ended over 140 years ago.
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Probably a long time since I don't imagine that they would be apt to hire anybody that resigned as part of such a ploy....

Either way, it won't ever happen.
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I am new to this game but slavery ended over 140 years ago.[/quote]


It's a liitle, no a huge stretch to compare our situation as airline pilots and slavery. We have a choice, slaves do not.
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I am new to this game but slavery ended over 140 years ago.

It's a liitle, no a huge stretch to compare our situation as airline pilots and slavery. We have a choice, slaves do not.[/quote]


Ok before this goes nuts...I'm not comparing the current pilot wage issue with slavery. What I am saying is that the RLA denies unions from using their leverage to bargain in good faith for better living conditions and wages. Hell janitors at General Motors earn more than first year FO's anywhere...what did they pay to acquire their skills?
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Mine would be out of business long before they could train the scabs.
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Hell janitors at General Motors earn more than first year FO's anywhere...
Maybe at a Regional, not at a Major
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Maybe at a Regional, not at a Major
janitor at GM makes 50K...SWA First yr FO makes MMG $49,286 Congrats on the job...but holy shi'ite
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Well then...go be a janitor.
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Well then...go be a janitor.
that's not the point but I'm sure you know that.

I'm curious if that is your take on the situation, why are you comfortable with the current starting pay at most airlines...
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Maybe at a Regional, not at a Major
Apparently you haven taken a look at CAL's first year, hell even 2nd year pay scale..............
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