Month: September 2017

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Canceled

Brothers and Sisters, Due to the hurricane in Florida, the TWU/IAM Association and American Airlines have mutually decided to cancel contract negotiations next week. The safety of the Association’s members and representatives is of paramount importance and travel at this time is not advised. Negotiations are scheduled to resume on the following weeks: October 2nd […]


Your Negotiating Committee met this week with representatives of the Company in Phoenix, Arizona and very good progress was made. At this time, all the proposals necessary to complete an agreement are on the table for consideration. We have tentatively agreed (T/A) to Articles covering the following subjects: Recognition, Union Representation, Purpose of the Agreement, […]

ExpressJet Bulletin – Hurricane Irma

Sisters and Brothers: For those of you who are in the projected path of Hurricane Irma, be prepared to invoke your commuter clause. CRJ – Under the CRJ CBA you are protected under Section 28.O.  The Company is obligated to work with you for the purposes of removing him/her from scheduled duty if your home/domicile […]

ExpressJet Update – DTW Crew Room Visits

Sisters and Brothers, I will be in DTW on September 7 and September 15. In the meantime, if anyone needs assistance, please call Marche’ Johnson-Cooper @ 770-403-1076 or email me at In solidarity, Marche’ Johnson-Cooper Special Representative 770-403-1076 Click here for PDF Version


Yesterday afternoon, I received notice from the National Mediation Board (NMB) that a staff Mediator has been assigned. Gerry McGuckin will assume control as the parties continue meeting under the auspices of the NMB. You can read more about Mr. McGuckin by reading his bio by going to and clicking through the following menus […]


Yesterday afternoon, a conference call was conducted and led by Jack Kane, staff Mediator for the National Mediation Board (NMB), myself and Margaret Soda, VP of Human Resources for PSA.  On that call, we discussed information about the history and scheduling of bargaining sessions and selected dates for continued meetings under the auspices of the […]

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