Month: October 2017


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 […]


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 […]


Sisters and Brothers: As we continue to disperse disaster relief checks each week for those affected in Texas, Florida and the surrounding areas due to Harvey and Irma, we would like to take a moment to update everyone on the status of assisting our Sisters and Brothers affected by Maria in Puerto Rico and the […]

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