United, IAM make progress in negotiations
February 19, 2016
United Airlines and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) continued expedited negotiations in Houston during the week of February 15. The parties continue to make good progress through meaningful dialogue and have reached consensus on solutions to many issues previously identified. The target date for finalizing full tentative agreements covering the Fleet Service, Passenger Service and Storekeeper work groups remains March 31, 2016 (nine months ahead of the amendable dates of the current agreements), with ratification processes to follow thereafter. Negotiations are scheduled to resume March 7, 2016.