Category: Alaska

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 […]

Alaska Airlines Reneges on Transition Agreement, Wants to “Contract Out” Work

Just moments before a transition agreement between the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines was to be signed, Alaska Airlines insisted the IAM change the terms both parties already agreed to in that transition agreement to allow it to outsource work currently protected under the IAM contract, targeting reservations first. […]

VICTORY IN ALASKA AIRLINES HMO ARBITRATION

The IAM won an important arbitration on behalf of its members at Alaska Airlines today. The IAM-Alaska System Board of Adjustment, through Arbitrator John LaRocco, ruled that Alaska has been violating its contractual obligation to contribute the same amount to its HMO plans as it does for the same tier of coverage for PPO plans […]

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