Month: June 2016

Association, AA Seniority Integration Process Memorandum

All American Mechanic and Related, Stores, and Fleet Service Employees Represented by the TWU/IAM Associations, From:  Joshua M. Javits, Neutral I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself to all of you. I am Joshua M. Javits, a full-time professional mediator and arbitrator.  I am a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, a […]


We continued negotiations on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 2 Park Avenue, New York City. Present for OpenSkies were Valerie Francois, Human Resources Director, Tony Scheppens, and Attorney Rick Vitarelli. In attendance for the Union, General Chair Sara Gonzales, Special Representative Mike Manzo and Negotiating Committee Members Cathy Carey and Francois Bisi. The Company reviewed […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update

***Negotiations Update*** Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, June 13, 2016 and continued through Friday, June 17, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. The following is an update from this week’s session: Section 5 Travel Expenses – After several exchanges this week, your committee has tentatively agreed to all language in this section […]

Southwest SOS Members Ratify First Agreement

The ratification vote was held on June 24, 2016, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.  With the majority of membership voting, the Agreement was ratified by 80% of those who voted.  The Union would like to thank everyone for their support and participation in this process. We welcome the Southwest Airlines SOS […]

Association, AA Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiations Update

Sisters and Brothers, The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of June 24th in Washington, D.C.   Your Negotiating Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles: Holidays – M&R, MLS, MTS & MCT – Your committee exchanged initial proposals on this article with the company. Field Trips/Travel Pay – […]

Association, AA Seniority List Update

Sisters and Brothers, In other news this week, the TWU-IAM Association met this week in Washington D.C. to continue the seniority integration process. This follows efforts that began with our joint TWU-IAM seniority committee who met last November. The work of that committee initiated the seniority integration process and identified issues and differences in need […]

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