WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Local 618 and GoJet Airlines announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract for approximately 500 pilots.
The new tentative agreement contains improvements in work rules, benefits and pay.
"The proposed agreement will be a positive influence for the GoJet pilots by bringing clarity to the issues that they have been facing in the workplace," said Tom Cole, Vice President of Local 618 in St. Louis, Mo.
"I would like to thank Capt. Paul Alves and Capt. Rick Dubinsky of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division, as well as Capt. Garren Forth and Capt. Chris Slavens of the Teamsters Local 618 Negotiating Committee for all the hard work over the many months of negotiations," said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division.
The tentative agreement will soon be available for review by the Local 618 pilots.
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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters