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Stinkbug

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The window will be open beginning today and will remain open for at least two weeks. If you applied during the last window, you should be receiving communication from the pilot recruiting team that you will need to reapply during this one. Good luck to all applicants.
 

milehigh6080

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JetBlue just CUT training pay to $2000/month and $26/day "meal credit" down from $2500/month and $48/day per diem. They obviously take it for granted that they'll attract all the good, qualified applicants they want. I hope they are proven wrong and bring pay up to a respectable level for training. It's embarrassing to see a training pay cut like this at a profitable company when most other carriers are hiring and competing for the same talent. Doesn't seem like much of a competition to me. I want good, qualified candidates to come here, but this should tell you the"value" management here places on pilots, speaks volumes about the monumental effort it's going to take to reach an industry average CBA let alone a leading one. If you come here, please avoid th koolaid and be ready to help.
 

RiddleEagle18

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I dont think new hires ever got $48 a day perdiem.

Dont forget the $26 a day meal credit is only valid at the blue prison. 40 days eating at the same place, over and over.
 

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Correct. I don't think new hires get per diem, just the same training pay we got 15 years ago. Which was just cut, so you could get company scrip instead. This whole situation is just pathetic.
 

milehigh6080

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Thanks, I thought I remembered getting per diem at training. Still a raw deal for the new guys when they should be sweetening the pot.
 

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let the corporate greed shine once again.!! But of course there is always the need to keep the share holders happier every time so lets keep taking the money from the employees!
 

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$800+ a seat from DCA to PNS yesterday for a 1 APR flight. Somebody's making money somewhere.
 

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Given all the costs an airline encounters, it seems like an extraordinarily petty thing to do.
 

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Actually, JB is a business and does try to control cost by squeezing the employees through their benefits. This is becoming the norm in corporate America, welcome to Obamacare.
 

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Actually, JB is a business and does try to control cost by squeezing the employees through their benefits. This is becoming the norm in corporate America, welcome to Obamacare.
Ahhh...no.

"Welcome to Republican anti-labor/anti-unionism" is what you should have written. Democrats have traditionally been on the side of Labor, while Republicans have not. Just ask Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).
 

B6Driver

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Ahhh yes!
Both party's are no help to our profession buy this administration takes the cake along with our Cadillac benefit plans.
Now go and cry with your Representative Nancy Pelosi, Please:puke:
 

Wankel7

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How much does health insurance run for a single person and married with kids?
 

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Actually, JB is a business and does try to control cost by squeezing the employees through their benefits. This is becoming the norm in corporate America, welcome to Obamacare.
Very true. Many pilots I speak with have no idea what typical insurance coverage is nowadays. Now if you're talking gov't employee that's one thing...But everyone else has seen a marked decline in coverage with increasing cost.
 

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Ahhh...no.

"Welcome to Republican anti-labor/anti-unionism" is what you should have written. Democrats have traditionally been on the side of Labor, while Republicans have not. Just ask Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).
"Ahhh...no," right back atcha.

While Democrats may have "traditionally been on the side of labor," in the case being discussed (airline pilots and the industry), the Democrats don't give two sh1ts for you or me, or our profession in general. We make too much money for them to be seen "helping" us, and exist in too few numbers for them to give a crap if we vote for them. Neither party ever does anything to improve our lives, labor relations, or bargaining ability.

And, as Waveflyer used to point out, Herb and many other airline CEOs (I guess we can add RA to that list) have identified as Democrats, and they still seem to keep squeezing the employees to pad their own pocketbooks. Shocker. You'd think a good Democrat would realize how valuable and important we are as "labor," and just shower us with money.

The fact of the matter is that only thing Democratic politicians have ever done for us (airline pilots) is to raise our taxes, exert more regulations and control over our personal lives, and then raise our taxes some more. That's pretty much it. That's all we are to them--a source to be endlessly tapped for more money. And to be honest, I would just as soon do without that kind of "help."

Hey, you want to keep electing Democratic lawmakers, then knock yourself out. But if you really believe that doing so will improve your life, then you are either certifiable, or are just lying to yourself and us.

Bubba
 

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Its not R and D its PROGRESSIVES!! They exist on both side of the aisle.

RandPaul2016!
 

a320drivr

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Actually, JB is a business and does try to control cost by squeezing the employees through their benefits. This is becoming the norm in corporate America, welcome to Obamacare.
Says the guy that still has recall rights to AA
 

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Ya, that's me.
Lucky bastid!
That's funny. When we all got furloughed years ago, I don't recall anyone saying that. So instead I like to point out those recall rights were earned. Not luck.

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