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Great Lakes To Picket At DIA  
User currently offlineDIA From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3273 posts, RR: 27
Posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1749 times:

At DIA, we (Great Lakes) operate 172 flights daily.

Great Lakes pilots are going to picket at DIA.

Pilots for Cheyenne, Wyo.-based Great Lakes Aviation will picket at Denver International Airport during the Thanksgiving holiday, protesting "dissatisfaction in current contract negotiations."

The pilots, who said they've been negotiating with the company for the past two years, say they haven't received a pay raise in more than three years. They add that pay for first officers is so low, "they are eligible to receive food stamps."

Good or bad, my airport just loves to stay in the news,
DIA  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1715 times:

Does this mean they will not be flying next week? (obviously without the pilots the plane isn't going anywhere, just curious on specifics tho as to the schedules  Smile)

regards,
Serge


User currently offlineDIA From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3273 posts, RR: 27
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1702 times:

That is a good question. I do not have a specific answer yet.

As far as I can tell, there will be pilots flying and picketing.

Good luck,
DIA



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User currently offlineAzjubilee From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 3931 posts, RR: 27
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1697 times:

If everyone was picketing, that would be called a strike. That would also be illegal for them to do - in their current state of negotiations. THis is informational picketing like Eagle and Mesaba recently did. Don't panic... Great Lakes will still continue to fly...for now.



AZJ


User currently offlineJ32driver From United States of America, joined May 2000, 399 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1676 times:

Best of luck Lakers... you deserve every penny you can squeeze out of your company.

User currently offlineSegmentKing From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1663 times:

just as great lakes needs to squeeze every penny out of every customer................

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