Month: August 2017

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. Negotiations centered around the Fleet Service group and good progress was made working through outstanding language issues. The Mechanic & Related/Stores Committee met internally for important discussions regarding the seniority article and they are pleased to report […]

ALASKA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS COMMENCES

Sisters and Brothers: The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee opened negotiations with Alaska Airlines management this week in Seattle, Washington, at the SeaTac DoubleTree. Represented by the Company were: Greg Mays, Vice President/Labor; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS;  Jason Berry, Managing Director/Cargo;  Constance von Muehlen, Managing Director/M&E; Denise Kliskey, COPS Labor Manager; and Maranda Rosenthal, Senior […]

CRJ SEPTEMBER 2017 BID AWARD EXTENSION

At the request of the IAM, the company has agreed to extend the September 2017 Bid Award up to 48 hours. Based on the current September Bid Award timeline those opting for retirement would have already been awarded a line. In order to avoid retirees being awarded lines that they would not be flying, the bid award timeline has […]

EXPRESSJET NEGOTIATIONS CANCELED

Brothers & Sisters: Due to the recent announcement of the Company, the mediator has canceled this week’s negotiations session.  This will allow the Company and the Union to focus on working towards protecting our members’ jobs throughout this difficult time.   We will keep you updated. The next negotiations session has been scheduled by the […]

ALASKA NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

On July 6, 2017, District 142 served notice to Alaska Airlines that we intended to begin negotiations for the RSSA and the COPS Agreements.   On July 17, the company objected to negotiating the COPS agreement insisting to break our negotiations apart. A week later, the company filed a grievance against the union and our membership for […]

SWISSPORT-LAS RATIFICATION UPDATE

Yesterday, August 10, 2017 the members overwhelmingly ratified the agreement between Swissport Fuels of Nevada and the IAMAW.  Members will now begin to benefit from the improvements in wages, benefits, and working conditions. The Company will calculate the negotiated retroactive payments effective from February 1, 2017 to the present. Please watch workplace bulletin boards for […]

REVISED: EXPRESSJET MEMBERSHIP UPDATE

***Please take notice, there was a typo on this posting.  The CRJ 900 phasing out begins Oct 2017 not Oct 2018.  We apologize for the miscomunication.  See revision below:*** Yesterday, as we attended the Town Hall meeting and met separately with Vice President of Inflight, Brandee Reynolds regarding some specific concerns, we wanted to pass […]

 IAM FLIGHT ATTENDANTS STANDING TOGETHER

Yesterday, when the Company informed us of the unexpected news that there would be a take down of Delta flying by the end of 2018, it was gut wrenching for everyone.  To learn that the hard work, dedication and excellence IAM Flight Attendants have provided to Delta would be coming to an end, is truly […]

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