Month: February 2017

March Local Lodge Meeting

Brothers and Sisters, Our next Local Lodge Meeting will be held on Tuesday March 7, 2017 at 4P.M. See the attachment below for the agenda items that will be discussed during our meeting. Please encourage all of our Union Brothers and Sisters to attend.     I.A.M.A.W 12109 Hawthorne Blvd. Hawthorne, CA  90250       […]

Association, AA Fleet Negotiations Update

Brothers and Sisters: The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 20th in Dallas/Fort Worth. This week the Association received the following counter proposals: Hours of Work – upon receipt we studied the company’s proposal at length and formulated our detailed response The Association worked on the following proposals […]

Association, AA Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiations Update

Sisters and Brothers, The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of February 20th, 2017 in DFW. During this week’s session, the Committee discussed the following Articles: Classifications – We continued to work on this proposal for M&R, MLS, and MCT for a response to the company. Sub-Committee members from […]

IAM / Alaska Airlines – Virgin America Transition Agreement Details

Sisters and Brothers, On February 18, 2017, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines announced the reach of a transition agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees will transition to […]

Transition Agreement Reached with IAM, Alaska Airlines Agrees to Bring Work “In-House”

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines today reached a transition agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees will transition to the coverage of the existing IAM-Alaska Airlines collective bargaining […]

Association, AA Fleet Negotiations Update

Brothers and Sisters: The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 13th in Orlando Florida. This week the Association received the following counter proposals: Vacations – Substantial progress was made and the article has been tabled for the Association Executive Council. Reductions In Force – This proposed article captured […]

IAM/Alaska Airlines Update: In Response to Jeff Butler

Sisters and Brothers, Jeff Butler responded to my membership report Monday regarding the Alaska- Virgin merger transition talks and tentative agreement.  While his remarks were filled with alternate facts, one thing he conveniently left out was that Alaska is trying to walk away from an agreement made with the IAM that protected the work of […]

Association, AA Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiations Update

Sisters and Brothers, The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of February 6, 2017 in DFW. During this week’s session, the Committee exchanged and discussed the following Articles: Hours of Service – M&R, MLS & MCT – We have reached an agreement in principle on this article and will reach a […]

IAM FILES FOR “SINGLE CARRIER STATUS” AT ALASKA AIRLINES

The IAM today announced it filed for a determination of single carrier status at Alaska Airlines with the National Mediation Board (NMB). The filing requests that the federal agency affirm that post-merger Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are now functioning as a single transportation system for representation purposes for Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service […]

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