United Airlines’ New Contract Just Made 30,000 Employees Real Happy
United Airlines workers have just signed a set of new contracts that will increase their pay and benefits over the next five years. Both airline and union reps stated that Saturday’s vote was “overwhelming” in favor of the contracts, which oversees roughly 30,000 employees including security officers, airport workers, and other employees.
The new contracts will see increase in pay by 30% over five years, raise pension benefits and finally, halt the outsourcing of some of the union jobs.
United said the new contracts were the result of four months of negotiations, reaching agreement just before the old contracts were set to be amended.