Month: January 2015

ExpressJet Flight Attendants ERJ DEN Base Closure

As you know the Company announced the closing of the ERJ DEN base today. Please be advised that your rights under the contract will be protected throughout this process. We have an outstanding grievance regarding the Company not providing positive space travel that is outlined in the contract and should be provided to displaced flight […]

TWU, IAM Alliance Moving Forward at American Airlines

We expect the National Mediation Board will finally soon issue its ruling affirming that American Airlines and US Airways are operating as a single carrier for the purpose of employee representation. TWU and the IAM jointly petitioned the NMB for this purpose in August, 2014. This long overdue declaration by the NMB will clear away […]

District Lodge 142 Scholarship Competition

The following is a basic format for the year 2015 District  #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition. The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142 as of      February […]

US AIRWAYS Mechanic & Related Call For Contract Proposals

In preparation to begin negotiations for a Joint Collective Bargaining agreement at the new American Airlines, we will start collecting contract proposals from our members.  We have the current IAM agreement posted on our District website – – select US Airways under “Companies” and the contract link will be on our company home page.  […]

ALLIED AVIATION – EWR Negotiations Update

Your Negotiating Committee met with the Company on January 22 and 23, 2015.  Present for the Company were Ed Rose, Brian Xavier, Rory McCormack and Jorge Quintero.  Present for the Union were Lord Rivera, Robert Trapanese, Al Banks and myself.  The President of Allied Aviation Services, Robert Rose, was unavailable for these meetings due to […]

ExpressJet Winter Storm & Hotel Rooms

Due to a limited supply of blocked rooms in the Northeast, the company has asked that all crewmembers who DO NOT need a room in their domicile for a cancelled flight to please contact the Hotel Desk via telephone  (404)-856-1780, Option 4) or the IROP email link on  (Crewmember ERJ > Contract Crew Support > […]

US Airways TWU-IAM Alliance & Merger Update

Your District Lodge 142 leadership, including General Chairs and I, have had ongoing discussions with all levels of our Union concerning the status of the Alliance and our outstanding single carrier filing with the NMB.  Many of our members have been asking questions regarding rumors they have heard or documents they have seen from the […]

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