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The company and APFA resumed mediated negotiations in Nashville, Tenn., under the guidance of Director of Mediation Larry Gibbons. Throughout the course of the week, the company offered proposals in the areas of pay, healthcare and reserve that moved toward the union. The parties also reached a tentative agreement on the outstanding elements of the contract article on Reserve. MORE
The company and APFA continued mediated negotiations in Washington, D.C., this week, with Senior Mediator Pat Sims. The company’s proposal significantly moved toward APFA in several areas including compensation, hours of service and healthcare. While the teams did not reach an agreement during this session, the company remains committed to the process and continues to believe a negotiated agreement is the best outcome for both parties. We are awaiting next steps from the NMB. MORE
The last five days of negotiations concluded Wednesday, March 3, as scheduled by the mediator. The company presented a comprehensive proposal that significantly moved toward APFA in several areas of the contract, including compensation where the company offered structural increases. The parties are awaiting next steps from the mediator, and look forward to continuing to bargain when the mediator establishes the next set of dates. MORE