Month: March 2015


Your Negotiating Committee and the Company reached a tentative agreement on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The tentative agreement was approved by the Grand Lodge on March 30, 2015.  The Tentative Agreement contains:  wage increases for all employee’s each year of the agreement a no lay-off clause for the life of the Agreement two five cent […]

Germanwings 9525

In the wake of the Germanwings Flight 9525 tragedy this week, our thoughts are with each of the innocent passengers and crew member on board and their grieving families during this dark time. As the investigation is unfolding, and with each day that passes, new information and insight into how such a devastating event could take […]

ERJ DFW Commuter Clause

We have spoken to the Company and DFW flight attendants will be able to utilize American Airlines as part of your Conscientious Reporting aka Commuter Clause.  In addition, because we are unable to view boarding totals in the same manner as on United flying benefits you will not be required to provide boarding totals at […]

ALLIED AVIATION – SAT Negotiations Update

Contract negotiations became stalled out and tedious when negotiations changed from an Allied designee to Mr. Rose himself heading up the negotiations. After a lengthy process, we have reached a tentative agreement between Allied Aviation and the IAM. Below are listed some notable changes and highlights of the tentative agreement: Entry level and anniversary/step level […]

AER LINGUS Irish Airlines Negotiations Update

Your Negotiating Committee and the Company met on March 3, 4, 9, 13 and 18,  2015 at the Aer Lingus office in Jericho, New York in an attempt to conclude our negotiations. The talks on all these dates have been about compensation for the membership in the form of pay raises and a signing bonus […]


Negotiations are scheduled to commence on April 13, 2015, 1000 hours at the Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-O’Hare/Rosemont, located at 10233 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, Illinois.  Hopefully, these discussions will lead to a successful round of bargaining. You will be advised as future developments occur. POST ON ALL IAM BULLETIN BOARDS Downloadable Bulletin

AIR WISCONSIN MRP/Technical Stores Membership Update

The Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation MRP Proposal Screening Committee met March 3 and 4, 2015 at the Wingate in Norfolk, Virginia. The Committee consisted of Gary Vargo MKE, Dan Snyder CAE and Seneca Harris PHL. The Screening Committee was tasked with sorting, reviewing and compiling the submitted proposals. During the review process the Committee had […]

Hawaiian Mechanic & Related Negotiations Update

Your Negotiating Committee met with the Company March 9 – 15, 2015.  Representing the rank and file was IAM General Chair Randy Griffith;  Grievance Committee Chair Dave Figueira, Local Lodge 1979 President Brian Simonson;  and Shop Steward Randall Bangay.  For the Company was Vice President Employee/Labor Relations, Karen Berry; HA Maintenance and Engineering, Lance Higa; […]

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