Month: April 2015


On April 13, 2015 the Company and your Negotiating Committee met at the Holiday Inn & Suites, Chicago-O’Hare/Rosemont. The Company and the Union exchanged proposals. A tentative agreement has been reached pending approval of the membership. You will be informed at a later date when and where the ratification vote will be held.  Contract explanation […]

NMB American Airlines Single Carrier Determination

To all American Airlines/US Airways Mechanic & Related, Fleet and Stores Employees: Brother and Sister TWU/IAM Members: In an announcement that brings us one step closer to joint contract negotiations for more than 30,000 Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores employees at American Airlines, the National Mediation Board (NMB) today ruled that the carrier […]

EXPRESSJET Negotiations Update

Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met in Kansas City, Missouri from April 7-10. In addition to your IAM negotiations committee, also present were the National Mediation Board appointed mediator Jack Kane and the Company’s committee members Rick Berry, Manager of Contract Administration, Katie Clark, Manager of Legal Services and Sharon Armstrong, ERJ Inflight Director. […]

AIR WISCONSIN MRP Negotiations Update

The IAM and AWAC met to begin the negotiation process on April 7, 8, and 9, 2015 at the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Appleton, Wisconsin.  Present for the Company were Bob Frisch, VP Flight Operation and Labor;  Gary Pratt, VP Maintenance and Engineering;   Tina Vos,  Managing Director Human Resources  and Mike McHargue, Director […]

ExpressJet ERJ MCI Closing

As you know the Company announced the closing of the ERJ MCI 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 […]

ExpressJet CRJ PBS Update

Since we corrected the dozens of duty day violations a few months ago, both the Grievance Committee and PBS Working Group Committee has been working tirelessly throughout both the pairing construction process and bid award process to ensure your rights are protected. We are pleased to report that the Company has been very receptive to […]


The ratification vote for the Tentative Agreement will be held on Monday, April 20th, 2015, at the Aer Lingus facility in Jericho.  The voting polls will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Negotiating Committee members, Diane Seddio and Maria Restuccia, along with General Chairman Mike Manzo, will be on hand to answer any […]

ExpressJet ERJ Displacement Benefit Issues

It was brought to my attention that several flight attendants had been having issues with displacement benefits. One of the issues raised was flight attendants were being told by the Company that they are only eligible for up to two months rent for lease breakage reimbursement.  Per our CBA when in a displacement situation you […]

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