EXPRESSJET FLIGHT ATTENDANTS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, April 25, 2016 and continued through Friday, April 29, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Your committee presented the Company proposals on the following Sections:

Section 5 Travel Expenses – After several exchanges, we have narrowed some of the issues related to this section and will continue to discuss the open issues with the Company in upcoming negotiations.

Section 9 Sick Leave – While, combining both contracts is challenging, your committee has worked hard this week on this section of the JCBA and we are very close to finalizing any outstanding issues in an effort to reach a tentative agreement.

Section 11 Leaves of Absences – This section of the contract contains very important language and it is one of the largest sections of the contract. Your committee presented the Company a comprehensive proposal that addresses many of the issues and concerns that the Company raised and we are awaiting their response.

Section 14 Moving Expenses – Your committee presented the Company a proposal addressing our issues in this section of the contract and is awaiting a response from the Company.

Section 23 General  – Your committee has worked hard this week on this section of the JCBA and after several exchanges and many discussions at the table we are very close to finalizing any outstanding issues in an effort to reach a tentative agreement.

As of this session, the following sections of the JCBA have been tentatively agreed to:

Section 1, Recognition and Scope

Section 7, Seniority

Section 12, Furlough, Displacement & Recall

Section 13, Filling of Vacancies

Section 15, Uniforms

Section 17, Investigation

Section 18, Grievance

Section 19, System Board of Adjustment

Section 20, Missing, Interned or Hostage

Section 21, Union Security or Dues Check Off

Section 24, Management Rights

Section 25, Safety, Health and Security

 

We have discussed dates in June, July, August and September with the mediator and the Company and once finalized they will be communicated to the membership.

Negotiations updates can be accessed at: www.iamDL142.org or on the IAM ExpressJet App which can be downloaded by searching IAMAW on your App or Google Play store.

 

Fraternally yours,

 

Sara Gonzales                                           Marche’ Johnson-Cooper
 GENERAL CHAIR                             SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE

 

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Updated: April 29, 2016 — 11:20 am
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