Month: April 2016


Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, April 25, 2016 and continued through Friday, April 29, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Your committee presented the Company proposals on the following Sections: Section 5 Travel Expenses – After several exchanges, we have narrowed some of the issues related to this section and will continue to […]

Association, AA Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiations Update

April 29, 2016 Sisters and Brothers: The Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of April 25th in Washington, D.C.   During this week’s sessions, your Negotiating Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles: Temporary Employees:  We reached a tentative agreement to eliminate this article. Hours of Service:  We exchanged proposals […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update

Negotiations Update This week, we are resuming negotiation in Atlanta, GA. Once talks have concluded we will be sending out an update.     Machinists Union Activists Help Houston Flood Victims Last week, during the District 141 Committee Conference in San Antonio, IAM Sisters and Brothers came together and raised almost $3,000 On April 25th, […]


ExpressJet is rolling out the new IOR program in a few weeks and is changing the vendor housing unit for Safety and Compliance, but the submitter will not see many changes.  Internally, the IOR will now go to the process owner who can make changes instead of the submitter’s supervisor. Out stations have trained personnel […]

Air Wisconsin to Suspend Ground Handling

We have just been notified by Air Wisconsin management that the Company will be suspending its ground handling business indefinitely, effective sometime this summer.   At this time, very little details have been given other than the work will be taken over by United Ground Services and Envoy at the respective airlines.   As more […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update

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.   Compliance Reminder for Reserves submitted by Melissa Brennan As the Company has been utilizing FAs from various bases to cover […]

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