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Negotiations Update
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This week, we are resuming negotiation in Atlanta, GA. Once talks have concluded we will be sending out an update.

 

 

Machinists Union Activists Help Houston Flood Victims
Last week, during the District 141 Committee Conference in San Antonio, IAM Sisters and Brothers came together and raised almost $3,000

On April 25th, about 30 members and their families, from IAM Local Lodges 811, 2909, 2198, 2339H, 2339N, and 2339O and officers of District 141 and 142 used the funds raised by member to cook and distribute almost 2,500 warm meals to to help out families hit by the recent floods in Houston, TX.

This event was in partnership with Harvest Time Church in Houston, TX.

“It was uplifting to see my fellow Machinists mobilized with such passion to stand up and help a community in need,” said IAM District 141 Assistant General Chairman Jorge Bonilla. “It shows that the ‘Fight’ of the Machinists goes well outside the workplace.”

Spanish television, Telemundo News 47 Houston, covered the efforts of the IAM activist volunteers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnpLydxJxL8&feature=youtu.be

 

AIDS Walk 2016
2339N will be continuing their tradition of supporting the community by participating in AIDS Walk NY on Sunday, May 15th. All friends, family and coworkers are welcome to join in the fun for a great cause!  Please sign up to join the team at:

https://ny.aidswalk.net/Team/View/18098/IAM-Flight-Attendants-4960

 

CRJ
submitted by Marche’ Johnson-Cooper

 Grievance
This week there were two grievances submitted to Grievance Mediation.

 

ERJ
submitted by Sara Gonzales

Step 2 Grievances
One grievance was received this week for appeal to Step 2 of the grievance process.  The pending Step 2 grievance base breakdown is as follows:

grievanceEWR-1

ORD-2

IAH-2

CLE-1

The next Grievance Mediation session is scheduled to be held for both CRJ and ERJ May 9-11, 2016.

 

Upcoming Local Lodge Meetings
2339N (EWR)
EWR Embassy Suites
95 Glimcher Realty Way, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3pm
transportation provided from EWR P-4

 

2339O (CLE & ORD)
ORD Best Western
10300 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 1pm
transportation provided from ORD bus/shuttle center

 

2339H (ERJ-DFW & IAH)
Ramada Houston Intercontinental East
6115 Will Clayton Pkwy, Humble, TX 77338
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1pm
transportation available from IAH

 

2339A (CRJ-DFW, DTW & ATL)
Fairfield Inn & Suites
1255 Walker Ave. East Point, GA 30344
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2pm
transportation available from ATL

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Updated: April 28, 2016 — 3:36 pm
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