Month: October 2015

ExpressJet Weekly Update 10/18/15

NegotiationsGeneral Chairperson Sara Gonzales along with Special Representatives Marche Johnson-Cooper and Melissa Brennan have a meeting scheduled for October 23rd with ExpressJet Chief Operating Officer, Terry Vais and plan to address the slow pace we have experienced in negotiations since the Company filed for mediation a year ago. We have not received a further update […]

ExpressJet ERJ Vacation Bidding Extended

Due to interruptions in the ERJ vacation bidding process, which we have addressed with the Company the vacation bidding window will be extended until 1700 October 23rd. Please make sure to get your vacation bids submitted and if you experience any other interruptions please contact your grievance representative as soon as possible.   In Solidarity, […]

IAM/BAHAMASAIR Ratification Information

  With the recently reached Tentative Agreement, a ratification vote will occur on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 for the MIA station and on Wednesday, October 21 for the FLL Station. The ratification vote will take place at the airport in the break rooms from 1100-1500. At the ratification meeting, all members will have an opportunity […]

IAM / PSA AIRLINES 2015 Negotiations Update

  As was communicated in the last bulletin, it has been a busy summer preparing for the upcoming negotiations with your carrier.  The first meeting is set to take place on October 28, 2015 and we will be meeting at General Offices in Dayton, Ohio. Shortly you will be receiving a comprehensive guide to negotiations […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In 2015, it is estimated that among U.S. women there will be 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 40,290 breast cancer deaths.  This disease hits close to home for so many of our members, whether they are survivors, have lost friends or family or have watched their loved ones have to fight for […]

OPENSKIES Negotiations Update

On October 6, 7 and 8, 2015 the Company and Union negotiating committees met at Park Avenue, NYC to continue negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.  The Company’s committee included Valerie Francois, Tony Schepens, and Cristina Kirkorian and Richard Vitarelli, the Company’s labor attorney.  The Union was represented by Michael Manzo and Cathy Carey. […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update 10/11/15

Negotiations We have not received a further update from the National Mediation Board regarding new meeting dates since the September negotiations session was canceled due to our assigned mediator being on medical leave.  We will update you as soon as we receive more information. Womens, Young Workers and Human Rights Conference This week we had […]

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