Contract Negotiations

Members elected for WEU Negotiation Team




Members of the Wichita Engineering Unit (WEU) Negotiation Team are Eric Stewart (left), Elisa Acosta (vice chair), R Matthew Joyce (chair), John Poettker (secretary) and Keith Covert

The Wichita Engineering Unit (WEU) Negotiation Team this week made the two alternates full, voting members of the team and elected team officers. 

  • R Matthew Joyce (chair)
  • Elisa Acosta (vice chair)
  • John Poettker (secretary)
  • Keith Covert
  • Eric Stewart 

Team members also named Midwest Director B.J. Moore as team spokesman. 

The team is now holding regular meetings and working with staff as preparations continue for contract negotiations later this year with Spirit AeroSystems. The team was selected at a special meeting of the WEU Bargaining Unit Council on Thursday, Jan. 25. The SPEEA-Spirit WEU contract expires Dec. 1.

Contract Expiration Dates
Wichita Engineering Unit
Dec. 1, 2018
Triumph - Spokane, Wash.
Sept. 30, 2020
Wichita Technical & Professional Unit
January 31, 2021
Puget Sound Professional Unit
October 6, 2022
Puget Sound Technical Unit
October 6, 2022