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PPU to open up to other airlines' pilots

Old 25th Sep 2017, 22:49
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Why do you guys have more than one union? It's simply not allowed in the USA. You have one bargaining agent who is certified by the government to act on your behalf. That prevents the workgroup from being whipsawed by management.

I don't say that our system is better but I can see the pitfalls in yours. And I say this from the perspective of being under a union that was very detrimental to myself and the other 1400 pilots in my base.
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Old 1st Oct 2017, 16:45
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The solution would be for everyone to be in the Transport & General Workers Union.

All aviation workers.

Trouble is they are a bit expensive at 16 a month. Who could afford it?

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Old 19th Dec 2018, 16:32
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Originally Posted by Thad Jarvis View Post
Narcissistic BALPA diehards?
Sorry I missed that original post but that sort of language suggests what I feared all along about the PPU. They're not an alternative trade union, they're a cult.
Or, how about the PPU is an independent UK trade union accredited by the Central Arbitration Committee? Insults do not further the debate now, do they?
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Old 20th Dec 2018, 05:24
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Pilots are their own worst enemy! The management have it so easy!!

Can ASLEF take over all pilot negotiations yet? Hiw have they managed such unity over the years?!
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