Month: October 2016

Swissport PHX Negotiations Update

Your Chief Negotiators meet with Company representatives on October 18, 2016 at Swissport Headquarters in Dulles, VA. We were successful in reaching Tentative Agreements on most of the remaining open Items; Hourly Job Descriptions, No Strike and No Lockout, Holidays, Leaves of Absence, and Duration. The Company passed it’s “Last, Best, and Final” Proposal on […]


The parties met October 5 and 6, 2016 at the MDW Hilton Garden Inn.  Present for the Company was Mark Reiss, Attorney; Marsha Cox, Regional HR Manager; Tomasz Palar, General Manager and Rhonda Parrow, Field HR Manager.  Representing the Union was General Chair Jerry Lemke, Victor Zilinskas, Bernard Phillips, and Gregory Smith.  The following Articles […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

  In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 61,000 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.  About 2,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2016.  A man’s lifetime risk of […]

ExpressJet Card Sharks Threaten Negotiations

Dear Members, Recently, some ExpressJet Flight Attendants have been approached by individuals asking them to sign cards for information about how to vote for their own representatives or how to change unions.  This has raised many questions by ExpressJet Flight Attendants because they are being misled about the true impact signing a card will have. […]

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