Month: September 2016


Dear Flight Attendants: Recently via our ASAP program, we have noticed an uptick in passenger misconduct reports. This last meeting we had two instances of passengers making physical contact with 2 of our flight attendants. This is unacceptable. Aggressive and threatening behavior has unfortunately become more common in our society. The problem of unruly passengers […]

Association Seniority Integration Update

Dear Sisters and Brothers, In June of this year, the membership was advised that the TWU/IAM Associations had retained the services of Neutral Joshua Javits to create final integrated seniority lists. Shortly thereafter, Neutral Javits met with TWU/IAM negotiators and seniority committee members to receive their thoughts, input and guidance and then sent a communication […]

ExpressJet Flight Attendant Handbook Revision Update

As you know the Company recently sent out a revision to the Flight Attendant Handbook.  This revision is currently under review by your IAM representatives for any contractual violations.  We have already found several issues but want to make sure we have done a thorough review prior to initiating the grievance process.  If you have […]

IAMAW Legislative App

The IAM works hard to advance the interests of working families, promote the cause of our members and defend our members’ rights. Just as IAM solidarity at the bargaining tables helps to improve our jobs, we as the labor force need to stand united and work together to stop the continued assault on working families […]


Your negotiating Committee met with Swissport Director of Labor Relations Blake Martin and Phoenix General Manager Otis Williams the week of September 20, 21, 22, 2016. Negotiations began on a positive note with tentative agreements reached on;  Vacations, Retirement, Filling of Vacancies, General and Miscellaneous, and Hours of Service. The tone of negotiations changed for […]


Soon, the election will only be a month away.  With a fast approaching deadline, it is important for everyone to register to vote or ensure that they are registered.  Here you can check your registration status and here you are able to register. Don’t forget to inform yourself on your local laws for voting, such as absentee voting […]

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