Swissport – PHX Modified TA Ratifies

Brothers and Sisters, After rejecting the original Tentative Agreement earlier this week, the employees at Swissport Fueling – Phoenix have ratified a modified TA.  The modified TA will provide a signing bonus to the new members ranging from $225 to $1000, based on length of time with the Company.  This is the first contract for […]

IAM Members at OpenSkies Ratify Contract

Sisters and Brothers, With the majority of members voting, IAM members at OpenSkies have overwhelmingly ratified the recent tentative agreement covering US based cabin crew members at the carrier. This collective bargaining agreement will provide pay increases, reward the seniority of everyone at the Company and secure top of the industry health care rates for […]

IAM / EL AL AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Sisters and Brothers, Negotiations resumed this week in NYC at the offices of Jackson-Lewis in Manhattan.  Present for the Union were Andrew Boyd from the City Office, Lenny Costa, Chief Steward from JFK and James M. Samuel, General Chairperson from District Lodge 142.  Attending for the Company were Yossi Benbasset, HR & Admin. Manager and […]

EXPRESSJET FLIGHT ATTENDANTS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Sisters and Brothers,  Your IAM Joint Contract Negotiations Committee met from Monday, March 20 and continued through Friday March 24, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Your committee exchanged several proposals with the Company on the following Sections: Section 4, Scheduling –  We have passed several proposals regarding scheduling issues such as bidding adjustments, picking up, […]

ALLIED AVIATION FUELING – LGA UPDATE

Brothers and Sisters, Your Negotiating Committee met with the Company for a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday March 24, 2017.  Present for the Company were Assistant Vice President Edward Rose, and General Managers Brian Xavier and Richard Griffiths. Present for the Union were Special Representative Mike Manzo, General Chair Jerry Lemke, and Negotiating Committee […]

SWISSPORT – PHX RATIFICATION VOTE

MODIFIED TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR SWISSPORT FUELING of PHOENIX -PHX   Meetings are scheduled every half hour on Friday, March 24, 2017 starting at 7:30am going through 5:00pm. You MUST hear the explanation before you are permitted to vote!   MEETING LOCATION: CROWNE PLAZA PHOENIX AIRPORT TORQUESE ROOM   In Solidarity,   Randy Griffith GENERAL  CHAIR   […]

EXPRESSJET REPRESENTATION CHANGES

Sisters and Brothers, Recently, Melissa Brennan was assigned to assist on another project with the Union.  While she is working on this project, Sara Gonzales will assume Melissa’s assignments.    Effective immediately:  Sara will be handling all ERJ stations, Marche will continue handling all CRJ stations. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact your […]

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