Month: July 2016

Former District 142 President William O’Driscoll Passing

Dear Sisters and Brothers, With deep sadness, we must advise the membership that William O’Driscoll, former District 142 President, passed away early Friday afternoon.  Bill was President Directing General Chair at District 142 from 1985 to 2006 when he retired.  Bill became an IAM member in 1957 and was elected shop steward in 1959 while […]


HMO Arbitration Kaiser South reconvened for the second day of testimony on July 7, 2016 at the DoubleTree SeaTac, Seattle, Washington. In attendance were Chairman John B. LaRocco, Board Members Isabel Dukes for the Union and Keith Abernathy for the Company.  Representing the Union Jeffrey Bartos, attorney;  Lisa Vickery, attorney;  Jackie Fay, General Chair District […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update

July Grievance Schedules Due to short staffing on both the CRJ and ERJ sides, many grievance trip drops have been denied for July.  Due to the trip drop denials, July grievance schedules will be uploaded on the IAM app a little later than usual.  Also, availability may be cut down due to flying schedules but […]

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 27th in Dallas Texas   Your Negotiating Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles: Field Trips/Travel Pay – M&R & MLS – After some contentious exchanges between the parties, we have reached a tentative agreement with improvements for all […]


Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, June 27, 2016 and continued through Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. Your Committee exchanged proposals with the Company on the following Sections: Section 5 Travel Expenses – After several exchanges and many discussions at the table we are very close to finalizing the outstanding […]


Your Negotiating Committee met with the Company for a new collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday June 28 and 29, 2016 for the first round of negotiations.  Present for the Company were Assistant Vice President Ed Rose, Brian Xavier, and General Manager Richard Griffiths.  Present for the Union were General Chair Tim McCulloch, and Negotiating Committee […]

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