Month: March 2017

Association, AA Negotiations Update

Brothers and Sisters, Executive level negotiations took place in Washington, DC this week. Chief negotiators for the TWU-IAM Associations met with negotiators from American Airlines to advance our discussions in efforts toward concluding our contract discussions. All negotiating committee members were fully briefed on the sessions and continue to be involved with input and ongoing […]

Swissport – PHX Modified TA Ratifies

Brothers and Sisters, After rejecting the original Tentative Agreement earlier this week, the employees at Swissport Fueling – Phoenix have ratified a modified TA.  The modified TA will provide a signing bonus to the new members ranging from $225 to $1000, based on length of time with the Company.  This is the first contract for […]

IAM Members at OpenSkies Ratify Contract

Sisters and Brothers, With the majority of members voting, IAM members at OpenSkies have overwhelmingly ratified the recent tentative agreement covering US based cabin crew members at the carrier. This collective bargaining agreement will provide pay increases, reward the seniority of everyone at the Company and secure top of the industry health care rates for […]


Sisters and Brothers, Negotiations resumed this week in NYC at the offices of Jackson-Lewis in Manhattan.  Present for the Union were Andrew Boyd from the City Office, Lenny Costa, Chief Steward from JFK and James M. Samuel, General Chairperson from District Lodge 142.  Attending for the Company were Yossi Benbasset, HR & Admin. Manager and […]


Sisters and Brothers,  Your IAM Joint Contract Negotiations Committee met from Monday, March 20 and continued through Friday March 24, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Your committee exchanged several proposals with the Company on the following Sections: Section 4, Scheduling –  We have passed several proposals regarding scheduling issues such as bidding adjustments, picking up, […]

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