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AMFA-SWA FMT Negotiations Update #2
Aug 02, 2022

The AMFA-SWA FMT Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) Membership at Southwest Airlines. This is the only official authorized source of negotiating communications by the Committee.

The parties held a two and a half-day bargaining session, July 26-28 in Chicago to continue Section 6 bargaining toward a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the FMT group. The first day began with the Southwest Committee notifying AMFA that lead negotiator, Anthony Wafer, would soon be replaced by Neil Hanks, who also works in labor relations. We will withhold comment on this change until we have had time to assess Mr. Hanks’s experience and ability.

AMFA commenced the substantive discussions by presenting its first proposal on Article 24 – General & Miscellaneous. AMFA proposed a few changes to this article, including: conversion of bereavement from four (4) days to 40 hours; the addition of brothers/sisters-in-law as eligible family members for purposes of bereavement; increase in uniform allotment; inclusion of an AMFA patch on uniforms; company-paid training/testing costs if new licenses are required; payment for time spent renewing or acquiring SIDA badges; and a monthly $65 wireless stipend...

Read the entire update here.


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Dallas , TX 75247
 

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