Month: March 2016

Swissport Fuelers in Phoenix Gear Up for First Contract Talks

Swissport Negotiating Committee from left to right: Joseph Morones, Steven Van Note, District 142 General Chairman Randy Griffith, Bronson McGee, Rob Helmer. The Swissport Negotiating Committee this week completed Negotiations Preparation in Phoenix to get ready for first contract negotiations. The fuelers voted by a 98 percent margin for IAM representation in November, 2015. During […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update March 22, 2016

Negotiations Update   After the IAM’s request for a proffer of arbitration last month, IAM District 142 and ExpressJet Airlines have agreed to continue joint contract negotiations the week of April 25th in Atlanta, GA.     #IAMfor10 Update IAM Flight Attendants from across the country joined hundreds of other cabin crew members from multiple unions on Capitol […]

IAM-SOUTHWEST ‘True Up’ Ratification Lump Sum Bonus Calculations Concluded

Please be advised that we have completed the ratification lump sum bonus true-up calculations. The “true-up” provision in the IAM-Southwest collective bargaining agreement increases our original ratification bonus received in 2014. The amount is based on your pay step and work status—part-time or full-time—at the time the initial ratification bonus was paid in 2014. Again, […]


The parties met for negotiations on March 14 and 15, 2016 at the Downtown Sheraton Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Present for the Company were Bob Frisch, VP Flight Operation and Labor;  Gary Pratt, VP Maintenance and Engineering;  Tina Vos, Managing Director Human Resources;  Mike McHargue, Director of Maintenance;  and Ashley Krueger, Employee Relations Manager.  Present for the […]

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