Month: September 2016

BBA ANNOUNCES SALE OF ASIG TO MENZIES

Please be advised that today, the company advised the Union that BBA, the parent company of ASIG, has reached an agreement to sell ASIG to Menzies.  This transaction will take some time to complete, possibly closing the transaction around the end of this year.  As far as employees are concerned, you are still covered by […]

The International Assoc. of Machinist & Aerospace Workers Urge You To Sign On to Rep. Garamendi’s Airline Customer Service Letter to DOT & DOJ

Click To View Documents: Rep. Garamendi’s Airline Customer Service Letter to DOT & DOJ.pdf (999KB);   International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 9000 Machinists Place Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-2687 Area Code 301 967-4500OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT September 13, 2016 Dear Representative, On behalf of the largest airline union in North America and the […]

Association IAM-TWU Boston Agreement Letter

Dear Association Member, As you know, in May, 2013, following the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (lAM) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) formed the TWU-IAM Associations.  The Associations were subsequently certified as the bargaining representatives at American Airlines by the National Mediation Board (NMB) […]

9/11, Remembering

General Vice President Sito Pantoja today issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of 9/11: “Brothers and Sisters, today marks the fifteenth anniversary of the horrific terror attacks on the United States. Thousands of innocent people were killed and hundreds of others were injured in these senseless attacks.  As we remember and pay homage […]

ExpressJet Weekly Update

Negotiations Update Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, August 22, 2016 and continued through Thursday, August 25, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. Your committee exchanged proposals with the Company on the following Sections: Section 5 Travel Expenses – Your committee is happy to report that after several exchanges and discussions on this […]

ExpressJet Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Bulletin

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Effective immediately, due to potential safety concerns, the FAA has issued a precautionary recommendation to prohibit the use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile devices. To fully comply with this FAA recommendation, increase passenger awareness, and to help ensure the continued safety of our passengers and crewmembers, Flight Attendants are to […]

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