Month: January 2016

Despite DC Blizzard, Association, American Continue Talks

  Sisters and Brothers, With some difficulty traveling due to winter storm Jonas, the Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines the week of January 25th in Washington DC. We continue to make steady and thorough progress toward a new joint collective bargaining agreement, and remain firm in our stance […]

Association, American Negotiations Continue This Week in Washington D.C.

Sisters and Brothers, Your TWU-IAM Association Mechanic & Related Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in Washington D.C. to continue joint contract negotiations. The Committee was able to reach preliminary, tentative agreements pertaining some of the articles discussed this week. During this session your Committee continued discussions with the Company and the following […]

ExpressJet FMLA Investigation

We have received complaints regarding the FMLA process and are currently scheduling a meeting with the Company to address these concerns.  Many times the issues are able to be resolved prior to filing a grievance however, when our members are filing for FMLA they may be suffering from debilitating health problems, so it is extremely […]


Winter storm Jonas is making its way up the East Coast. Snow totals are predicted in the 1 to 2 feet range, accompanied by strong winds.  Blizzard conditions are expected from the DC metro area continuing up the east coast affecting EWR, LGA and JFK. There is a huge possibility of light ice and coastal […]

ALASKA AIRLINES HMO Arbitration Update

  On Wednesday January 20, 2016,  the Arbitration was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Seattle Washington. In attendance was:  Arbitrator John LaRocco;  Board Member for the Union Isabel Dukes;  Board Member for the Company Keith Abernathy; Union Council Jeffrey Bartos and Co-Council Lisa Vickery; Union General Chair Jackie Fay; Grievant Rachael Ackerman; Company Council […]

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