Airline Division Director Congratulates Allegiant Pilots on Decision to Seek Union

Teamsters Airline Division Director Captain David Bourne congratulated the pilots of Allegiant Air for their decision to seek union representation. In a letter this week to the pilots, Bourne said:

“You have an important task at hand, making a determination on the course of your future. Your decision will determine whether or not you have a career with Allegiant where you enjoy the benefits of defined career expectations and work rules, or merely a job where expectations and rules are an ever changing target that you have no control over.”

Commenting further in the letter in response to a statement from management about the election process, Bourne went on to say:

“I am pleased to see that he shares our commitment to facts and joins us in our proposition that you are entitled to honest and factual information upon which you will make the decision to cast your vote. It is my belief that armed with facts and not mistruths or “propaganda” from outside groups, that you will cast your vote in favor of membership in the Airline Division of the Teamsters.”

While a response from the NMB with information on voting dates has not yet been received, the Division anticipates they will hear from the Board as soon as they have had the opportunity to review the request that was filed.

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