Month: June 2015

OPENSKIES Flight Attendants Negotiations Update

We commenced negotiations with OpenSkies for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on June 11, 2015. Present for the Company were Valerie Francois – Human Resources Director, Tony Schepens – Senior Cabin Crew Manager, In-Flight Product Manager, Cristina Kirkorian – Cabin Crew Base Manager USA and Rick Vitarelli – attorney Jackson Lewis. In attendance for the […]


The IAM/PAE Collective Bargaining Agreement expires on September 18, 2015.  I recently have had the initial conversations with the Company concerning setting dates for these negotiations. Pursuant to the above, please be advised that a call for contract proposals is in order. Accordingly, all proposed changes to the contract need to be submitted to your […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update June 11, 2015

Negotiations Unfortunately due to scheduling issues we were unable to meet for negotiations this week, however we will be meeting July 21st through July23rd in Atlanta, GA. FMLA Issues If you have been experiencing any FMLA issues please remember to contact your local representatives for assistance with the process.  If you wait until it’s too […]


Contract explanation and the ratification vote will be conducted on June 18, 2015 at Local Lodge 1487, located at 50 W. Oakton Ave, Des Plaines, Illinois between the hours of 0600 – 1500 hours. Copies of the changes will be made available at that time. Your negotiating committee recommends approval of this agreement.   Sincerely […]

IAM / PSA AIRLINES 2015 Negotiations Survery

With the call for proposals released, there is another invaluable communication tool to help with the proposals that you are submitting.  Along with the Stewards from around the system, we have worked together to finalize and publish a survey.  This survey will be instrumental in collecting data that is normally generated by word of mouth […]

TWU-IAM Association Gears Up For Joint Contract Talks with US/AA

          On the heels of the National Mediation Board’s (NMB) certification of the TWU-IAM Association at American Airlines, the Fleet Service and Mechanic and Related negotiations committees have scheduled bargaining preparations at the Machinists Union’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Complex in Hollywood, Maryland the week of July 6, 2015. […]

EXPRESSJET Negotiations Update

Unfortunately, due to scheduling issues we are not able to meet for negotiations this week, however, we are seeking new dates.  We are still in the process of coordinating schedules but we will be meeting as soon as possible.  As soon as we confirm dates for our next session we will send out an email […]

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