Category: Alaska

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 […]

Alaska Airlines/Virgin America Merger Cleared for Takeoff; IAM Recognized as Union Representative

Washington D.C., December 6, 2016— The Department of Justice (DOJ) today cleared the way for the merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America. Following the DOJ’s announcement, Alaska Airlines immediately recognized the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) as the representative of more than 3,500 Reservations, Office and Clerical, Passenger Service, Fleet Service […]

IAM SUPPORTS ALASKA AIRLINES-VIRGIN AMERICA MERGER

Washington D.C., September 21, 2016—The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced its support of the proposed Alaska Airlines-Virgin America merger.  The IAM initially withheld its support of the deal until it received assurances that both IAM, and future IAM members, would not be adversely affected by the Alaska-Virgin tie-up.  The IAM […]

IAM Local 1932 © 2016