Month: April 2017

ATLANTIC AVIATION-PNE Call for Contract Proposals  

Brothers and Sisters, The IAM/ATV-PNE Agreement  will expire June 15, 2017.   Accordingly, a call for contract proposals is now being made.   All proposals are to be submitted on a contract proposal form and received in the District office no later than May 16, 2017.  When submitting more than one proposal, please use separate forms. Each […]

IAM/BRITISH AIRWAYS  PRE-65 RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE UPDATE

Sisters and Brothers, The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 142, AFL-CIO and British Airways are pleased to announce that they have reached a settlement of the Union’s grievance(s) challenging changes which BA made to its Pre-65 Retiree Medical Program, originally announced on June 30, 2016.  The Agreement Settling Pre-65 Retiree Medical […]

Call for Alaska Airlines Contract Proposals

Sisters and Brothers, As we continue to prepare for Alaska Airlines contract negotiations, we invite RSSA members and COPS members (including IAM represented Virgin America employees) to now submit proposals for changes to our collective bargaining agreements.  We have held negotiation preparation training with our negotiations committee and we have asked for your participation in […]

NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD ISSSUES ALASKA-VIRGIN SINGLE CARRIER DETERMINATION FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSES

Sisters and Brothers, Yesterday, April 6, 2017, the National Mediation Board (NMB) issued its single carrier determination for IAM represented Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service (COFPS) Alaska Airlines and Virgin America employees. This determination is in response to the IAM application requesting this action. Yesterday’s NMB decision is a procedural step on the road […]

Alaska – Virgin America Seniority Integration Process Begins

Sisters and Brothers, On Tuesday April 4, 2017,  the Joint Seniority Integration Team, comprising of members from Alaska and Virgin America, met with Arbitrator Joshua Javits and attorneys from Guerrieri, Clayman, Bartos, Parcelli & Roma, P.C law firm to discuss the seniority integration of the two carriers COPS employees.  During this meeting, both the Virgin […]

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