Month: May 2017

2017 IAM FLIGHT ATTENDANT CONFERENCE

Dear Sisters & Brothers: The IAM is excited to host the 2017 IAM Flight Attendant Conference. The conference is scheduled to take place on July 22 – 25, 2017 at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center. This conference is geared toward educating our rank and file membership on the IAM and the labor movement. Just […]

SWISSPORT – PHX UPDATE WAGE INCREASE

Earlier this month, senior management at Swissport contacted the Union with a concern that the company was having difficulty recruiting and retaining employees in the Fueling classification. We entered discussions with the company on how to try and resolve this concern. The result of these discussion, I am proud to report, is a wage increase […]

IAMAW/AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION MRP NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

The parties met for negotiations on May 23, 24, and 25, 2017 at the La Quinta Appleton, Wisconsin.  Present for the Company were Tina Vos, Managing Director Human Resources, Randall Moulton, ORF Base Manager and Ashley Krueger, Employee Relations Manager.  Present for the Union were Grand Lodge Representative Rich Johnsen, General Chair Jerry Lemke, Negotiation […]

IAM&AW/SIGNATURE – MDW RATIFICATION VOTE

Contract explanation and the ratification vote will be conducted on June 2, 2017, at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 6530 S. Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638, between the hours of 0800-1700.   Copies of the changes will be made available at the workplace.   Sincerely and fraternally,  Jerry Lemke GENERAL CHAIR   Victor Zilinskas […]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

Brothers & Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of May 22nd, in Washington D.C. and discussed several of the open issues and Articles. For M&R and MLS those Articles include: Vacations, Holidays, Overtime and Classifications.  For the Fleet Service group those Articles include: Vacations, Overtime, Reduction in Force and Recall. […]

EXPRESSJET FLIGHT ATTENDANTS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

While we are still awaiting a response from the National Mediation Board (NMB) regarding our request to move the negotiating process to the next step, your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, May 15 and continued through Friday, May 19, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Your negotiation committee is dedicated to negotiating a contract […]

IAM/BRITISH AIRWAYS  2017 CALL FOR CONTRACT PROPOSALS

The IAM/British Airways Customer Service and Engineering Collective Bargaining Agreements become amendable on September 30, 2017 with bargaining to commence upon either party serving its Section 6 notice.  As such, those certain notices have been exchanged, and accordingly, a call for contract proposals is in order. All proposed changes to the contract need to be […]

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