Month: June 2017

Victory for Airline Customer Service Agents and the IAM

The Senate Commerce Committee Thursday approved customer service assault language into their Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill. This language will help protect Customer Service Agents (CSAs) against physical abuse. The IAM applauds both the House and Senate for including this language, along with the 10-hour rest rule for flight attendants, into their bills. But, unlike […]

1.5 Million Dollar Remedy Reached in Alaska Airlines HMO Arbitration

IAM members will be receiving approximately 1.5 million dollars as a result of the IAM’s successful arbitration against Alaska Airlines regarding HMO coverage.  In its December 20, 2016 Order, the IAM-Alaska System Board of Adjustment, through Arbitrator John LaRocco, ordered Alaska to cease and desist from violating its contractual obligation to contribute the “same amount” […]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

Brothers and Sisters, The Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of June 12th, in Washington D.C. and continued negotiations on Classifications for M&R, and Promotions & Transfers, Recall, and Reduction in Force for Fleet Service among other contractual provisions. The Executive Committee was unable to reach full tentative agreements; however, progress was made […]

The Association: Neutral Javits Issues Final Integrated Seniority Lists

The TWU-IAM Association today announced that Neutral Joshua Javits issued his final integrated seniority lists for the Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores work groups at American Airlines. The final lists are the completion of an investigation Neutral Javits conducted regarding protests of the initial seniority lists, issued on December 27, 2016. The final […]

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