Month: March 2016

ExpressJet Weekly Update March 15, 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 Rally for Rest Join us March 16th to continue our #IAMfor10 fight for 10 hours rest and an FAA mandated […]


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The process of calculating and verifying the True-up provisions of the IAM contract on Southwest continues.  The negotiated protections to wages, bonus payments and 401(k) contributions are significant and require the necessary care to ensure the proper future rates of pay and lump sum bonus payments are accurate.  Southwest Airlines has been fully cooperative and […]

Mechanic & Related/Stores Talks Continue in Washington DC

Sisters and Brothers, The Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of March 7th in Washington DC. Contrary to the message being delivered by management returning from the leadership conference in Dallas, your committee has not received any proposals related to compensation. Your Negotiating Committee, during this session, worked on the […]

ExpressJet CRJ Vacation Day Audit Grievance Info Needed

Grievance representatives met with the Company today March 9, 2016 to discuss “et al” grievance vacation audit # XJT/CRJ/ATL 01643 at the A-tech Offices.  The Union has agreed to hold this grievance in abeyance for 30 days to collect information from all flight attendants who may have been impacted by the vacation audit. If you […]

AFA and IAM Members Working in Solidarity to Fight Fatigue

  March 8, 2016 Dear Flight Attendants: The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) together achieved inclusion of 10 hours minimum rest and an FAA regulated Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) in the House version of the FAA Reauthorization Bill.  Our professionals in our legislative departments […]

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