...Well, until AC starts poaching 737-rated pilots ...m9:24 wrote: ↑Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:01 pmBetween new duty regs coming requiring an increase in pilots, plus staffing the 787s by year end, WJ likely has enough pilots right now to meet all demand, especially as tails migrate to Swoop. The chance of any hiring in the new future at WJ is pretty unlikely in my mind.
The Single Employer provisions of the CIRB were designed to expressly deal with the situation you envision. If jobs start to migrate to Swoop, then ALPA will rightly be in a position to claim Single Employer and combine Swoop's pilots with the ALPA bargaining unit at WJ and therefore boost Swoop's pay and work conditions to that of WJ.
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They're gonna help out the same pilots they just blacklisted?Rotten Apple #1 wrote: ↑Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:57 amThe Single Employer provisions of the CIRB were designed to expressly deal with the situation you envision. If jobs start to migrate to Swoop, then ALPA will rightly be in a position to claim Single Employer and combine Swoop's pilots with the ALPA bargaining unit at WJ and therefore boost Swoop's pay and work conditions to that of WJ.
I’ll be the first to say I’m as guilty as anyone else of getting swept up in the emotion, after all it’s really easy to get caught up in the politics of it all because our professional careers are attached to the outcomes so they MUST be positive outcomes. The alternative is unacceptable. Our families or our future families suffer every ounce as much as we do in every decision that is made throughout this process and that includes the words we choose or the actions we take.
In a day and age where everyone is offended so easily
From one human to another, Live in grace man.
From a layman’s point of view, it seems like an aweful lot of WASTED “man power” in the sense that each of these companies, particularly Encore and now Swoop, all have their own corporate hierarchy who report to GS and the BOD.
Example: Encore has its own president and Vp’s, who all take direction from GS, and I imagine Swoop will be no different. Combine that with separate crews, crew schedulers, dispatchers etc (the list goes on), but same operations control, it seems like aweful waste of additional salaries when they could’ve just used the one that is existing - WJ’s.
The salaries of the executives alone at these “separate entities” must be pretty significant in terms of expense - especially that they have no say in anything that GS doesn’t approve of. Kind of makes their roles useless - as WJ’s BOD’s controls everything.
Division is priceless.