Month: August 2015

IAM/XJT Flight Attendants APP

As technology advances we are always looking for new ways to better serve the membership.  We are pleased to announce that we are currently in the development stage of creating an IAM App geared toward the needs of ExpressJet flight attendants.  We are seeking membership input for what you would like to see in an […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update August 14, 2015

Negotiations Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, July 20, 2015 and continued through Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Proposals were passed on the following Sections: Section 5 Travel Expenses Section 6 Training Section 9 Sick Leave Section 11 Leaves of Absences Section 23 General We expected much more progress to […]

US Airways-TWU-IAM Association Stand-Alone Contracts Trigger Wage Hikes as Negotiators Prepare to Achieve More in Upcoming Joint Contract Negotiations

In yet another example of the TWU-IAM Association’s combined power and strategically negotiated pre-merger, stand-alone contracts, Association represented Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores workers will receive top-of-scale wage increases of between approximately three percent to almost 10 percent, depending on work classification and pre-merger carrier employment in mid September. “When the TWU-IAM Association […]

ExpressJet Rapid Decompression Event

We have received many questions from concerned members regarding the widely reported Chicago-bound ExpressJet operated flight 5919 that diverted to Indianapolis after quickly dropping altitude in response to a rapid decompression. This rapid descent took place over Kentucky, near the Ohio state line, and lasted about 5 minutes, according aircraft tracking websites.  Several crew members and passengers were […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update 8.5.15

Negotiations Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, July 20, 2015 and continued through Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Proposals were passed on the following Sections: Section 5 Travel Expenses Section 6 Training Section 9 Sick Leave Section 11 Leaves of Absences Section 23 General We expected much more progress to […]

SOUTHWEST SOS Negotiations Update

On Wednesday, August 5, 2015, the initial meeting between the IAM and Southwest Airlines opened the negotiations for the Source of Support represented group.  It was an exchange of documentation: the list of the covered group and job descriptions.  A review of the current collective bargaining agreement that covers the CS&S Reps and the Customer […]

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