Pilots at Allegiant Air Reach Tentative Agreement

By Jesse Sokolow on 23 June 2016
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DSC_0836Allegiant Air and the union representing its pilots announced the two parties have reached a tentative agreement on a first-ever labor contract.

The deal, which took three years of negotiations to reach, will include “significant” pay raises, an increase in retirement and medical benefits, improved scheduling rules and procedures, and improved job protection, the union, Teamsters Local 1224, said in a statement.

Union representatives will meet with company negotiators next week to finalize the contract language and the pilots must still ratify the deal. A vote is expected in late July, according to the union

The deal ends a protracted fight between the pilots, which number approximately 700, and airline management.

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