Are you really serious or are you just being facetious?dogg said:We can only hope that the terminations at ALLEGHENY are not being driven by the need to bring USAIR guys in and that they are just shrinking. If it is as you say that they are preparing to bring USAIR pilots onboard and they fired current employees to do so I am sure there has to be more than one labor lawyer that would be happy to make ALLEGHENY pay dearly for that mistake.
Either you're pulling our chain or you just don't really understand what is happening. I'm not sure which.What a nasty stinking mess and hopefully no alpa member would touch an RJ on the property until their Illegally fired ALPA brothers/sisiters are back on the pay roll. Anything else would be grounds for de-certifying the USAIR ALPA group.
What follows is the exact language from the USAirways CBA (from Section 1. B.), with emphasis (bold italics) provided by me.Not true. Having come from Allegheny I can speak about this. There scope did not force Mainline to go to sub contractors. There was no language to that fact. So in a nut shell there was nothing preventing jets from going to the Wholly owned just the fact cheaper labor and no need to spend capital since someone else will buy the A/C is what screwed us.
Those "limits" are 12, for the 1st 12 months, increase to 25 during the 25th through 36th month (from effective date) and finally reach 35 regional jets after all USAir furloughed pilots are recalled (and event that occurred already and does not include the present furloughs).3. Sections 1(B)1 and 1(B)2 above shall not apply to a carrier that (i) is owned, controlled or operated by the Company or US Airways Group, whether directly or indirectly, or (ii) utilizes the name, designator code, logo, marks or marketing identity currently or in the future used by the Company, if and only if such carrier:
a. Does not operate any aircraft with a maximum certificated seating capacity in excess of 69 seats; and
b. Does not operate any F-28 aircraft; and
c. Does not operate any freight aircraft that carry freight on or above the cabin floor and that have a maximum certificated gross take-off weight of greater than 70,000 or fewer pounds, and
d. Does not operate any aircraft that utilizes a turbine-driven engine without an external propeller (“Jet Aircraft”) under the Company’s designator code, name, logo or marketing identity, except that Commuter Carriers may operate Jet Aircraft (other than F-28 aircraft) under the following limits: