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subject ~ ex nwa hurts innocent children
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Can someone please shut done this website!?!? it is making my blood boil. I am supposed to be getting ready for Sadies Grad party. Hard cause our house is in bad shape, we have fought really hard just to keep it. Anyhow she was 6, when the strike happened. And so many of our friends have moved or just died, and there is not enough people left to invite. And things that got damaged on the house, we couldn't afford to repair, we did good if we could keep up on the house payments. And from the time Sadie was 6 till 9, her Dad had to live out of state, just to keep employed. So this sh*t is making me puke.
Can someone start a web page, a chat thing about how scabs have hurt children????? Cause that's the real truth, and it should be told. Just ask my kids, we had 5 when Jeff lost his job at NWA, he never crossed. I never wanted him to, but it hasn't been a road for sissys to follow. Or whiners , just wives and children, who are tough as nails. We are Honorable and we have integrity. Though maybe not much else. WHAT the f**k! Scabs hurt children.

Submission date ~ 05-24-2016
subject ~ Hurting Children?
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What is with this f**king bitch, writing about how Our post hurts children??? How much the f**k does she think my children have suffered from the loss of my mechanics husbands job, and his refusal to cross the line?. Yeah we still haven't gotten our house foreclosed on, but came close many times. When some thing breaks it stays broken. My floor in my kitchen is peeling, my fabric shades are torn. My kids haven't had their friends come over her for a very long time, cause they are embarrassed . And then I know, for sure, there was one girl, who committed suicide back during the strike, a high school girl, cause her father lost his job. How much did she suffer??
What the f**k is this thing on the internet??? She should go straight to hell . And what about the others, their were 6 suicides in total from that strike. She doesn't think that affected their children, or grandchildren? She can go straight f**king to Hell. I will call Hades and Persephone myself to escort her there!!
I could go on and on.

Is there an article we missed?


Submission date ~ 05-24-2016
subject ~ Scab of the day-- Roy Harvey
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Scab of the day

Roy Harvey, eleven years a scab and counting. How proud you must be. What a legacy! For all of eternity you will be known as the scab, the scab who stabbed all of his fellow workers in the back. You stole that job!

Submission date ~ 05-23-2016
subject ~ Why Spend The Money?
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The NWA, Delta merger was long planned. Part of the plan to rid the airlines of all unions. Any amount of money spent was well spent in their eyes. We were a minor thorn in there side. The IAM was easy to dump.

Submission date ~ 05-23-2016
subject ~ Pension info
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To Robert, your 13 years of service will reward you with$1105.00 monthly , before taxes, at the age of 62.
you can begin to collect your pension after 55 years of age with a 7% deduction every year up to the age of 62 when no further deductions are taken.
call the Delta employee service center: 800-693-3582.
Please note, the application takes about 2 -3 weeks to arrive after ordered. Then allow 30 days after your assigned draw date before any funds are deposited. Have a voided check to attach to the application if you desire direct deposit


Submission date ~ 05-23-2016
subject ~ SCAB of The Day: Dennis Reilly
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Oh look, another SCAB from the MSP Rig Shop. One of nine SCABs from such a small shop. Many of these meatheads didn't even have A&P licenses.

Submission date ~ 05-23-2016
subject ~ My favorite father - Vinnie Scrudato
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Well, Father's Day is just around the corner and I am wondering if Scrudato and son will be celebrating it together. Vinnie Scrudato, the guy who laid down what miniscule Integrity and Honor he had for his son. "Old I crossed for my son" Scrudato. Well every scab had to have an excuse so Vinnie the scab laid it on his boy. It didn't do much good there did it Vinnie the scab.
Maybe if you could have shown that kid what Honor, courage, the value of committing to ones word things might have been different.
NAHHH, I kind phuckin doubt it would have done any good... SCABs in one form or another

Submission date ~ 05-22-2016
subject ~ The "bully" delta shows its face again RE:fox
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How billions of dollars of profit controls the world...


www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/morning_call/2016/05/delta-ends-fox-theatre-sponsorship-due-to-rival.html


www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2016/05/18/airline-wars-delta-drops-atlanta-institution-over-j-lo-concert-qatar-air/84531120/


Submission date ~ 05-21-2016
subject ~ Quill video
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subject ~ Quill Video, The making of the quill.
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One of the funniest homemade fun videos I ever watched. Was made entirely at Echo gates DTW. Had a special guest, Eddie Van Quill, aka Mark Jachym. The last time I viewed the video was at Chris Alsterbergs home on the day of his funeral in 1995. The video was a riot, I still miss Chris to this day. Honorable 444.


You need to get that video converted to DVD and get it on YouTube.

Submission date ~ 05-20-2016
subject ~ Recall
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The so called recall was a PR stunt joke on the techs that wanted to go back in if only to retire on the clock but had the door slammed in our face. There should have been a lawsuit against NWA for their willful lies that caused so many to loose so much.

Submission date ~ 05-20-2016
subject ~ Ewalt
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POS SCAB!!

Submission date ~ 05-20-2016
subject ~ Ronnie the rat Cannon
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So Ronnie the rat, add scab rat Cannon is pictured today on the scab of the day.

Submission date ~ 05-19-2016
subject ~ NWA Pension Plan for Contract Employees
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subject ~ NWA Pension Plan for Contract Employees still good?
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I worked for NWA for 13 years and then moved on to another career. Is my Single life monthly benefit when I turn 65 from the contract Pension Plan still valid now that NWA no longer exists?
Does Delta now administer and pay these benefits?
DO you know where I can find information on this account?
Thank you.
Robert
rtremmel@hawaii.rr.com


Yes, your pension is still valid and is administered as well as funded by Delta Airlines. I have not accessed this information below for some time. If it is not valid let me know.

To gain access to NWA Contract Employee Pension Information

1. dlnet.delta.com (DLET.DELTA.COM)

2. Login- Authorized Users

3. Delta Extranet

username (user ID or user name: your 9-Digit PPR number (Primary
Pass Rider number), also know as Delta Passport ID or 9-Digit Delta
employee number. Questions-call 1-888-714-0529

password

4. Delta Net- Employee Info

5. Scroll down to employee connection

6. Retirement

7. Information

PMNW (Pre-merger Northwest Pension Plans)

8. Contract Employees

a. Summary Plan Description (SPD) (Pre-merger Northwest
Airlines Pension Plan for contract employees benefit handbook)
contact information, pages 4 and 5 of 23
directory, page 7 of 23
normal retirement, page 13 of 23
early retirement, page 13 of 23

b. 5500 for PYE 9.30.13 (NWA Summary Annual Report) October
10, 2012 to September 30, 2013

Honorable 444


Submission date ~ 05-18-2016
subject ~ Delta Airlines form 10-K annual financial report
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Delta Airlines, Inc.

United States Securities and Exchange Commission Form 10-K 2015

Access to the entire report:

www.annualreports.com/company/delta-air-lines-incdeltaairlinesinc. 2015 10K-(html)

As of December 31, 2015 Delta Airlines defined benefit pension fund obligations are $20,611,000,000. The fair value of plan assets is $9,374,000,000. The underfunded status is $11,237,000,000. The funding status percentage is 45.48% pages 39, 43, and 78 (note #9)

Page 27, third line from the bottom "In addition, we have a significant pension liability".

As of May 2, 2016:
Richard H. Anderson age 60 Executive Chairman
Edward H. Bastian age 58 CEO
Glen W. Hauenstein age 55 President

Operating revenue 2015 $40.7 billion, an increase of less than one percent (.75%) over 2014
Adjusted net debt $6,700,000,000.
Earned pre-tax income $5,900,000,000. All of the profit comes from the savings in aircraft fuel for 2015, a 45.2% (page 12) decrease in cost.

2015 3,988,000,000 gallons $7,579,000,000 $1.90 gallon, fuel operating expense 23%
2014 3,893,000,000 gallons $13,512,000,000 $3.47 gallon, fuel operating expense 35.4%
page 25

On time arrival 85.8%
Completion factor 99.6%

Outstanding shares of common stock 778,508,621
Returned $2,600,000,000 to stockholders in cash dividends and share repurchases
Total number of shares purchased 8,704,438

Employee profit sharing $1,500,000,000.

A voluntary financial decision to pay dividends and repurchase Delta stock for a total of $2,600,000,000. and profit sharing contributions of $1,5000,000,000. to employees, take precedent over the lawful contractual obligation of employee defined benefit funding.
Through this activity, Delta has returned $4,000,000,000. to shareholders and $3,000,000,000. in profit sharing to employees of since 2013.

Submission date ~ 05-18-2016
subject ~ Can't be money... I made more by moving on.
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I resigned after about 1 year on strike. I was done with nwa and as far as I was concerned I would have stayed on strike forever. But I was 45, not 55+ like some of our members. I found a better paying job eventually but not instantly.
Finding a better job at that age with the state of the industry was a trying experience. If I were 10 years older it would have been that much harder.
I was never going back, that is why I resigned. I could of had lifetime flight bennies and $10,000. I was more than happy to have nwa out of my life (except the check they now send me once a month :). My choices may have been different had I been older. If they stayed honorable that is all that matters.
Pride is one of the 7 deadly sins.

Submission date ~ 05-18-2016
subject ~ Bull shit
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subject ~ Bull sh*t!!!!!!!!!!
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subject ~ Ratio
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90 percent of replacement scabs worked less then 6 months at NWA. They were let go for various reasons. Typically inept. Less then 100 remain system wide. There were less than 100 so called honorable that were ever recalled system wide. The company didn't want to deal with widespread negativity and workplace issues. There were many honorable that attempted to cross but the the company refused for various reasons. Most of the scabs that crossed had high seniority 20-30 years upon return. About 600 went into management prior to strike and have since returned as mechanics. Delta treats techs better than nwa but requires better work ethic. This is from inside and a lucky honorable that got back in.


Bull sh*t!!!!!!!!!!

Now there is a well thought out comment. How long did it take for you to come out with this?



That is all the response that statement deserves!

Submission date ~ 05-18-2016
subject ~ Bull sh*t!!!!!!!!!!
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subject ~ Ratio
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90 percent of replacement scabs worked less then 6 months at NWA. They were let go for various reasons. Typically inept. Less then 100 remain system wide. There were less than 100 so called honorable that were ever recalled system wide. The company didn't want to deal with widespread negativity and workplace issues. There were many honorable that attempted to cross but the the company refused for various reasons. Most of the scabs that crossed had high seniority 20-30 years upon return. About 600 went into management prior to strike and have since returned as mechanics. Delta treats techs better than nwa but requires better work ethic. This is from inside and a lucky honorable that got back in.



Bull sh*t!!!!!!!!!!

Now there is a well thought out comment.  How long did it take for you to come out with this?

Submission date ~ 05-17-2016
subject ~ Lucky honorable that got back in
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Dude get a life! There's more to life than becoming a Deltoid, happy to be out of aviation and joining the rest of the normal people

Submission date ~ 05-17-2016
subject ~ NWA Pension Plan for Contract Employees still good?
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I worked for NWA for 13 years and then moved on to another career. Is my Single life monthly benefit when I turn 65 from the contract Pension Plan still valid now that NWA no longer exists?
Does Delta now administer and pay these benefits?
DO you know where I can find information on this account?
Thank you.
Robert
rtremmel@hawaii.rr.com

Submission date ~ 05-17-2016
subject ~ MAC OK'd 17 Million Dollars For a Failure.
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The checkpoint consolidation was a terrible idea. It's apparent that MAC and TSA have failed. Disband the MAC council and place frequent flyers in charge of MAC.

Submission date ~ 05-17-2016
subject ~ Ratio.
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Interesting honest observational comments you make, thank-you. I too feel lucky, I resigned and never went back in, lol. To this day I cannot understand why a corporation would spend millions [millions] to replace a trained work force. It really turned me off. What would motivate you to work for a company that treats its employees with such callous hatred? Can't be money... I made more by moving on.

Submission date ~ 05-17-2016
subject ~ Ratio
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90 percent of replacement scabs worked less then 6 months at NWA. They were let go for various reasons. Typically inept. Less then 100 remain system wide. There were less than 100 so called honorable that were ever recalled system wide. The company didn't want to deal with widespread negativity and workplace issues. There were many honorable that attempted to cross but the the company refused for various reasons. Most of the scabs that crossed had high seniority 20-30 years upon return. About 600 went into management prior to strike and have since returned as mechanics. Delta treats techs better than nwa but requires better work ethic. This is from inside and a lucky honorable that got back in.

Submission date ~ 05-16-2016
subject ~ ~
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2 honorable to 1 scab.
3000 went on strike, 1000 went back in. 450 retired within first 2 months of strike. Vast majority crossed after third no vote.


"1000 went back in" but not all scabbed, remember we had the option, recall or say adios. Only the SCABS truly scabbed.

Submission date ~ 05-16-2016
subject ~ SOD louis pryor
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Louis prior was once called ray engelman. He changed his name after crossing the picket line. I guess the name change was to protect his family. I remember when a dc10 outboard wheel half almost took his fool head off while he was sucking up overtime in the tire shop. This guy was a piece of work. delta got what it deserved when it got engleman/pryor to defect to them.

Submission date ~ 05-16-2016
subject ~ Scabs and their excuses
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But I hear even today that if you talk to a scab he will explain why "he" had to go back in...

Chris Jorgenson scab "I had a family to provide for"

(Like millions of union members haven't had families to provide for)

That excuse is about as lame as he is

Submission date ~ 05-16-2016
subject ~ Mpls Star Trib Praises MAC's Hamiel
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My response in their comments section:

You have to be kidding! Hamiel has never been an advocate for TC citizens during his time on the MAC. The U.S. Gov't had to allow large airlines and low cost carriers to compete with NW/Delta. Hamiel has clearly been the enemy of citizens on the issue airport noise. Then there was the Northwest lockout of mechanics and related personel in 2005. MSP lost thousands of 65-90 thousand dollar per year jobs in that mess. The MAC currently has done little or nothing to solve the TSA and customer service mess at MSP. Worse yet is the fact that Hamiel is only one of the people who is usually part of these problems.



Submission date ~ 05-16-2016
subject ~ Ratio
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2 honorable to 1 scab.
3000 went on strike, 1000 went back in. 450 retired within first 2 months of strike. Vast majority crossed after third no vote.

Submission date ~ 05-15-2016
subject ~ scab facts
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honorable 92 percent scabs 8 percent

Submission date ~ 05-15-2016
subject ~ Quill Video, The making of the quill.
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One of the funniest homemade fun videos I ever watched. Was made entirely at Echo gates DTW. Had a special guest, Eddie Van Quill, aka Mark Jachym. The last time I viewed the video was at Chris Alsterbergs home on the day of his funeral in 1995. The video was a riot, I still miss Chris to this day. Honorable 444.

Submission date ~ 05-15-2016
subject ~ Delta MSP
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What is the Honorable to scab ratio in MSP?

Submission date ~ 05-15-2016

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