Atlas Air Worldwide dispatchers ratify labor agreement

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed April 19, 2017 12:46

Atlas Air Worldwide dispatchers ratify labor agreement

Atlas Air Worldwide has announced the ratification of a collective bargaining agreement with the dispatchers of its subsidiaries, Atlas Air, Inc. and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. The dispatchers are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 210.

The four-year extension agreement follows an initial five-year contract that was ratified in 2012. The agreement includes pay increases, as well as benefits associated with the dispatchers’ relocation to the company’s Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati-area operating hub.
“We are very pleased to have finalized this extension agreement with our outstanding team of experienced dispatchers,” said John Dietrich, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide. “This agreement offers highly competitive pay increases as well as favorable moving allowances for our valued dispatchers. It also extends a solid contract that continues to serve us all very well.”

“This agreement is the result of collaborative and productive discussions with the IBT leadership and the negotiating committee. We are grateful for their hard work and commitment during the entire process. We appreciate our dispatchers’ support of the extended agreement and the excellent service they provide every day.”

The company’s dispatchers are responsible for planning, dispatching, and oversight of all Atlas and Polar aircraft during flight.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed April 19, 2017 12:46