Month: October 2016

REVISED: SWISSPORT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Your Negotiating Committee met with Company representatives October 5 and 6, 2016. Tentative agreements were reached regarding the Complete Agreement and Seniority. In the upcoming week the Company will be distributing a medical survey on behalf of your negotiators. This survey is critical to preparing a cost comparison proposal in an attempt to get the […]

Presidential Candidates On The Issues

With election day fast approaching its important to educate yourself on the candidates.  To see where they stand on issues that are affecting us check here.  You will be able to see where  your local representatives stand as well as the presidential candidates.  This website will also show their voting records. Below you will see a sample […]

Hurricane Matthew Preparation

Sisters and Brothers, Please keep track of schedule updates while we are anticipating Hurricane Matthew hitting and making its way up the east coast.  Florida is bracing for impact and will make landfall across South Florida Thursday.  For those of you in Florida on an overnight, or there as a resident, please invoke contractual rights […]

Tell Congress to Give Flight Attendants Adequate Rest

As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants are tasked with handling emergencies and caring for thousands of passengers every day. Disturbingly, study after study shows Flight Attendants are impacted by fatigue on a regular basis, negatively affecting their ability to perform safety functions in an emergency. But nothing has been done—yet. While Flight Attendants […]

The Machinists Non-Partisan Political League

The Machinists Non-Partisan Political League is the political arm of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. It was created in 1947 to allow IAM members to gather individual contributions, coordinate political activity, and elect candidates who support IAM members and their families. Candidates we support know that the MNPL stands for economic justice, […]

The International Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Applaud Sen. Blumenthal for introducing “Flight Attendant Fatigue” bill….

BLUMENTHAL INTRODUCES BILL TO PREVENT FLIGHT ATTENDANT FATIGUE [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, introduced legislation to help prevent flight attendant fatigue. “Too often flight attendants are pushed to the brink, enduring grueling shifts in the sky with little time off for rest,” Blumenthal said. […]

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