Pilots from Amazon, DHL vendor airlines rally at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
HAPPENING RIGHT NOW-DOZENS OFPILOTS WHO FLY FOR AMAZON ANDD-H-L ARE PROTESTING WHAT THEYCALL POOR WORKING CONDITIONSAND STALLED CONTRACTNEGOTIATIONS ..THOSE NEGOTIATIONS INVOLVEVENDOR AIRLINES FOR AMAZON ANDD-H-L LIKE A-B-X AIR ANDATLAS AND SOUTHERN AIR..ANDHAVE BEEN GOING ON FOR YEARS.THE PILOTS PROTESTING TODAYSAID THEY'VE HAD ENOUGH.THATINCLUDES MIKE GRIFFITH WHO'SBEEN AN ATLAS AIR PILOT FOR 20YEARS.HE AMONG THE PILOTS WHOSAY THEY DO THE SAME WORK ASFEDEX AND UPS BUT ARE PAID ASMUCH AS 60 PERCENT LESS.MIKE GRIFFITHCAPTAIN, ATLASAIR 747i'm fighting for abetter job.
I love this job ilove the flying that i do -the companies that we work forhere are basically savingmoney by not having to paypilot industry-scale.
We'renot against amazon, we're noagainst dhl, we're trying toforce our vendor employersthat work for thsoe largecorporations to step up to theplate and pay the jobs andbenefits that these jobs are worwortTHE PILOTS HOPE THATTHIS PROTEST WILL RAISEAWARENESS ABOUT WHAT THEY SAY
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