Month: December 2015

Hawaiian Airlines Mechanic and Related Tentative Agreement

On December 8, 2015, IAM Districts 141 and 142 announced tentative agreements with Hawaiian Airlines that covers the carrier’s 2,200 Mechanic and Related, Clerical, Office, Stores, Fleet and Passenger Service employees. Attached you will find the proposed five-year Agreement for Hawaiian Mechanic and Related Employees which provides pay raises retroactively from October 1, 2015, enhances […]

TWU-IAM Association Negotiation Schedule Set

During the opening meeting for contract negotiations with American Airlines in Dallas, TX on December 3rd, Association negotiators and company representatives formed a subcommittee tasked with developing an initial negotiating schedule. That subcommittee has met and scheduled negotiating sessions between our Association negotiating committees and American Airlines for the weeks of January 11, January 18 […]

OPEN SKIES Negotiations Update

On Wednesday and Thursday, November 18 and 19, 2015 the Company and Union negotiating committees met at 2 Park Avenue, NYC to continue negotiations.  The Company’s committee included Valerie Francois, Richard Vitarelli, Tony Schepens, and Cristina Kirkorian.  The Union was represented by Michael Manzo, Cathy Carey and Francois Bisi. During this session, the Company presented […]

IAM Reaches Tentative Agreement with Hawaiian Airlines

IAM Districts 141 and 142 today announced tentative agreements with Hawaiian Airlines that covers the carrier’s 2,200 Mechanic and Related, Clerical, Office, Stores, Fleet and Passenger Service employees. “These agreements provide our members the wages and benefits they deserve,” said Mike Klemm and David Supplee, Presidents of IAM  Districts 141 and 142, respectively. Both went […]

Avoiding Stress During the Holidays

The holiday period from Thanksgiving through New Years Day can be a time of great joy and celebration. It can also be a time of stress, anger, fear, frustration, and disappointment.   There are many causes of the “holiday blues” including stress, fatigue, separation from family, and financial concerns. Commuting, shift work, undesirable days off, and […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update 12/7/2015

Negotiations We have repeatedly addressed the slow pace we have experienced in negotiations since the Company filed for mediation over a year ago.  We are still aggressively pursuing the scheduling of new negotiations dates.  We are hopeful that we will be communicating new negotiations dates very soon.       IAM Flight Attendant Conference The […]

2016 IAM Flight Attendant Conference

Dear Sisters and Brothers: The IAM is excited to host the 2016 IAM Flight Attendant Conference. The conference is scheduled to take place on January 17-20, 2016 at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center. This conference is geared toward educating our rank and file membership on the IAM and the labor movement. […]

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