Month: October 2017

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in New York City. As was previously reported, an Association subcommittee met last week in Dallas to review and designate what Letters of Agreement would be retained in the JCBA, should be discussed during negotiations to incorporate into articles of […]

EXPRESSJET MEETING

Sisters and Brothers, We met with the Company in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday October 18, 2017 to discuss staffing and operations. In regards to CRJ staffing, the Company has obviously seen a huge spike in attrition since the announcement of the Delta operation coming to an end in 2018.  This increase in attrition has continued […]

The Association: INTERIM WAGE INCREASE AGREEMENT

Brothers and Sisters, The TWU/IAM Association and  American Airlines agreed that, as part of the interim wage increase agreement negotiated in August 2016, any members that were disadvantaged would be corrected and made whole. The first correction in 2016 affected 33 members. The parties are pleased to announce that this year, 27 LUS Stock Clerks […]

IAM/PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Negotiations resumed this week in Kansas City, Missouri.  Present for the Company were Margaret Soda, VP-Human Resources as spokesperson, Gary Pratt, VP-Maintenance and Marcus Valentino, Director-Labor Relations. Your full Union negotiating committee were present and again joined by Grand Lodge Representative John Werkmeister. Multiple passes occurred this week relating to all remaining open economic items […]

 COMMUTAIR BULLETIN

Sisters & Brothers: We have a meeting scheduled with CommutAir management next week on October 19, 2017.  There are many issues we will be addressing with the Company including the most recent problem with vacation accrual, which is already being addressed. If you are experiencing overall issues that you would like to be brought to […]

ExpressJet Company Update

Sisters and Brothers: We recently met with ExpressJet Vice President of Inflight Brandee Reynolds and CRJ Director of Inflight Dan Curtin. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss DTW being closed sooner (Dec 1) than anticipated when the Delta take down was originally discussed and what changes have occurred that lead to this decision. […]

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 for M&R were focused on the Filling of Vacancies Articles. Tentative Agreements were reached for these classifications the IAM is responsible for: Filling of Vacancies for Quality Assurance Auditors, Technical Documentation Specialists & Planners in the […]

ExpressJet DTW Base Closure

Brothers and Sisters, Today the Company announced the closing of the CRJ DTW domicile.  Your IAM leadership will be working to minimize the impact to our Flight Attendants.  Please be advised that your rights under the current CRJ CBA will be protected throughout this process. We are addressing the moving company fees being billed directly to […]

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