Month: September 2017


This week in CLT, negotiations were convened under the supervision of the NMB and staff mediator Jack Kane.  Present for the Company were a few new faces on the Company’s negotiating committee including Margaret Soda, VP-Human Resources, Marcus Valentino, who has been hired as the new Director-Labor Relations, and Karl Hanisch, Director of Maintenance.  Your […]


Sisters and Brothers: We are aware about the many rumors about upcoming changes within the Company.  Currently, we are in the process of setting up a meeting to discuss these issues and get an update for everyone on the direction and future outlook for the Company. If you have a question or would like to address […]


Brothers and Sisters, Alaska has at this point paid out most of the 1.3 million dollars it owes to eligible employees as a result of the IAM’s successful arbitration regarding HMO coverage.   Not surprisingly, because the arbitration covered hundreds of employees and a time frame going back ten years, several questions and issues came to […]

9/11 We Will Never Forget

  It seems as of late we have had an onslaught of unfortunate and distressing news, from the Delta shutdown at ExpressJet to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to the recent tragic passing of our Sister, Crystal McDowell. Today, the most somber day in the airline industry that forever changed our jobs is one […]

ExpressJet – Crystal McDowell Update

We have lost a dear friend and valued colleague, as Sister Crystal McDowell’s body was found yesterday after going missing over two weeks ago. Crystal was a beacon of light to everyone who crossed paths with her. She was no doubt one of the most loved and respected flight attendants we have ever known. Let […]

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