Month: February 2016


Negotiations are scheduled to commence on February 9, 2016, 9:00am, at the Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare Hotel, 5550 N. River Road, Rosemont, Illinois 60018.  Hopefully, these discussions will lead to a successful round of bargaining. You will be advised as future developments occur. With best wishes, I remain   Sincerely and fraternally, Otha “Mac” McSwain, […]


Dear FA Group: In light of the recent events concerning the ZIKA virus and our high volume of flying to Mexico and the Caribbean, the following is information you need to know regarding this disease and how to stay safe. What is Zika virus disease (Zika)? Zika is a disease caused by Zika virus that […]

ExpressJet Negotiations Update

As we all know, the IAM recently petitioned the NMB to issue a “Proffer of Arbitration” for the Flight Attendants of ExpressJet. Our one and only goal is to attain a fair agreement for our members. This will never happen unless we are at the negotiations table. Under the mediation process outlined in the RLA, […]

ExpressJet Performance Plus Error

Upon notification from several of our members that they had not received their Performance Plus payout, we immediately addressed this with the Company.  This issue has affected approximately 70 of our members, and once we called it to the Company’s attention, it was determined that those who were hired after July 2014 had wrongfully been […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update February 1, 2016

    SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFITS – 2016 ENROLLMENT We are pleased to announce for the first time, we have organized a system-wide enrollment at our ExpressJet bases for National Group Protection (NGP) supplemental benefits that are available to you as an IAM member. National Group Protection (NGP) will be in the crew rooms in February and […]


With the recently reached Tentative Agreement, a ratification vote will occur on Wednesday February 10, 2016.  At the ratification meeting, all members will have an opportunity to have any and all questions answered and the opportunity to cast their vote.  These times should allow for everyone who is scheduled to be at work on those […]


  I would like to thank all the Members who volunteered to participate in the negotiation process.  The parties are scheduled to meet for negotiations on April 26, 27, and 28, 2016 in Milwaukee Wisconsin.  The Company will be represented by Bob Frisch, VP Flight Operation and Labor, Tina Vos, Managing Director Human Resources, and […]

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