Aviation Law Questions Over Chapter Seventeen SP18.doc

Breached the employment agreement the union must

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breached the employment agreement, the union must represent the employee in the grievance hearing of the System Board. b. Will the union provide you with representation on that appeal? If so, describe. Yes, it will provide union representation. 8. A particular airline employee is generally disliked by everyone in the company, labor and management alike. One day the employee violates a company rule and is fired. The employee files a grievance with the System Board of Adjustment under the provisions of the union contract with the company. You are one of the union representatives on the System Board. You and the other union member of the board are walking down the hall in the company’s offices when one of the company’s representatives on the board calls you into his office. The other company member of the board is already there. Closing the door behind you, one of the company board members says: “As long as we are all here, why don’t we have a quick System Board meeting and dispense with that grievance so none of us will have to put up with that jerk anymore?” If the grievance is decided at this impromptu meeting, without notice to the employee, is there anything the employee can do about it? Describe. This may be raised before the court accepts that the employee has not gone through due process of law and can send the case back to the Board of Directors with reasonable notice. 9. The contract between the pilot’s union and an air carrier has reached its amendable date. Company management decides that unless pilot salaries are immediately reduced by 25%, the company will be unable to compete effectively against its major competitor (which has the advantage of using cheaper nonunion labor).
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  • Fall '18
  • vandoren
  • Trade union, Strike action, Avianca, Railway Labor Act, RLA

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