Month: July 2017

IAM/PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

The last meeting between the Company and Union took place on May 29, 2017 of this year to engage the PSA leadership in a very specific conversation about the economic divide in negotiations, the state of the industry and to explore any potential to bring the IAM membership an agreement to vote on. The Union […]

IAM/BRITISH AIRWAYS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

As was communicated previously, the Company and Union commenced formal Section 6 negotiations with the first meeting occurring on July 13, 2017.  At that meeting, your Union negotiating committee received the same presentation most if not all of you have seen by now, followed by a proposal to outsource the remaining 10 stations that are […]

SWISSPORT-LAS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Negotiations continued July 27, 2017 at IAM Headquarters in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.  Representing the Company was Director of Fuel Farms George Mencarelli and Blake Martin, Sr. Counsel – Director Labor Relations.  Representing the membership was IAM Grand Lodge Representative John Werkmeister and General Chair Randy Griffith. We are pleased to announce that the parties were […]

Reciprocal Jump Seat Update

The reciprocal jump seat implementation with United Airlines has been pushed back from the initial target date due to continuing IT issues. As soon as these issues are resolved, we will be able to implement the agreement and occupy vacant United jump seats. Thank you again for all your support and patience throughout this process. […]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee informed American Airlines they would not meet face to face with the company this week while in Washington D.C. Your negotiating committees continued to evaluate the proposal presented last week and worked on crafting language to respond to this woefully inadequate company document that is far from industry leading. It is becoming abundantly clear that […]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of July 17th, in Washington D.C.  On the afternoon of July 19th, American Airlines presented their initial proposal covering the remaining articles to your Executive Committee. Upon initial review, the company’s proposal is inadequate and falls far short in providing the contract […]

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