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NMB Looks At Delta

Tue. May 24, 2011

May 24, 2011 - The National Mediation Board or NMB is looking into allegations that Delta Airlines interfered during the union representation election.

Fact and Fiction in the Boeing Complaint

Tue. May 17, 2011

Right-wing lawmakers and conservative commentators continue to promote the notion that the Boeing Company and certain southern states should not be required to observe federal labor law, and that the federal agency charged with enforcing that law should be defunded and dismantled.

Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants Ready for Election

Thu. May 12, 2011

An enthusiastic group of IAM-Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants visited the IAM's Education and Technology Center in Southern Maryland to help coordinate resources for the upcoming representation election. The group discussed key issues surrounding the campaign and the importance of maintaining their IAM contract.

Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants Ready for Election

Thu. May 12, 2011

An enthusiastic group of IAM-Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants visited the IAM's Education and Technology Center in Southern Maryland to help coordinate resources for the upcoming representation election. The group discussed key issues surrounding the campaign and the importance of maintaining their IAM contract.

Single Carrier Ruling Issued for Ramp/Fleet at United Airlines

Thu. April 28, 2011

The IAM is welcoming the National Mediation Board’s (NMB) single carrier ruling for the Ramp and Fleet Service classifications at the recently combined United Airlines and Continental Airlines.

Flight Attendant Webcast Available for Viewing

Thu. April 28, 2011

The IAM is inviting all United, Continental and Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants to view an IAM Virtual Road Show. The show, which was broadcast live over the Internet, features United and Continental Flight Attendants answering questions and providing information about the United/Continental merger, the upcoming representation election and the negotiations that will follow.

IAM Welcomes Single Carrier Ruling for Ramp/Fleet at United Airlines

Thu. April 28, 2011

Washington, D.C., April 28, 2011 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) welcomed today’s National Mediation Board (NMB) single carrier ruling for the Ramp and Fleet Service classifications at the recently combined United Airlines and Continental Airlines.

IAM Welcomes Single Carrier Ruling for Ramp/Fleet at United Airlines

Thu. April 28, 2011

Washington, D.C., April 28, 2011 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) welcomed today’s National Mediation Board (NMB) single carrier ruling for the Ramp and Fleet Service classifications at the recently combined United Airlines and Continental Airlines.

Flight Attendant Election Authorized at United/Continental

Tue. April 26, 2011

The National Mediation Board (NMB) has authorized a representation election that could establish the IAM as the sole collective bargaining representative for 24,605 Flight Attendants at the recently merged United-Continental Airlines.

Single Carrier Ruling Issued for United Stock and Stores

Thu. April 21, 2011

The IAM welcomed this week’s National Mediation Board (NMB) single carrier ruling for the Stock and Stores classification at the recently combined United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia Airlines.

IAM Welcomes Single Carrier Ruling for United Airlines Stock and Stores

Thu. April 21, 2011

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) welcomed today’s National Mediation Board (NMB) single carrier ruling for the Stock and Stores classification at the recently combined United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia Airlines.

Lawmakers Respond to IAM Campaign to Expand CrewPass

Thu. April 14, 2011

Two top members of the House Committee on Homeland Security have lent their voices and their influence to the IAM effort to include Flight Attendants among the flight crew members authorized to use the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) expedited security screening system. Under current TSA guidelines, only pilots are entitled to access secure areas using this method.

Showdown Looms on Air, Rail Voting Rights

Thu. March 31, 2011
In the wake of a major airline organizing win, allies and adversaries of the new voting rights for airline and rail workers are squaring off in a historic fight that will determine if the National Mediation Board’s new rules are preserved or repealed.

Showdown Looms on Air, Rail Voting Rights

Thu. March 31, 2011
In the wake of a major airline organizing win, allies and adversaries of the new voting rights for airline and rail workers are squaring off in a historic fight that will determine if the National Mediation Board’s new rules are preserved or repealed.

2,900 AirTran Employees Win Collective Bargaining Rights

Tue. March 29, 2011
In an election conducted under the National Mediation Board’s (NMB) new voting guidelines, workers at AirTran won collective bargaining rights when a solid majority of the carrier’s 2,900 Fleet and Passenger Service/Reservation employees voted to join the Machinists Union.

Act Now to Save Union Voting Rights

Tue. March 29, 2011
The House of Representatives is poised to vote this Thursday, March 31, on legislation containing a provision that would repeal the new voting rules for airline and rail workers issued last year by the National Mediation Board (NMB).

TAKE ACTION: Click here to urge your Representative to support an amendment proposed by Ohio Republican Rep. Steven LaTourette that would remove the repeal language and preserve the voting rules that allow a simple majority of those voting in air and rail union elections to determine the outcome.

IAM Flight Attendants at Continental Ratify Industry Leading Agreement

Tue. March 01, 2011
The IAM announced that Flight Attendants at Continental Airlines have voted to ratify a new interim collective bargaining agreement that will raise their top base pay to $52.53 per hour while providing a no-furlough guarantee for the duration of the accord.

IAM Helps Defeat Anti-Flight Attendant Amendment

Tue. February 22, 2011
A coordinated effort by the IAM Legislative Team helped turn back an amendment proposed by anti-union Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to strike language in the FAA Reauthorization Bill extending OSHA protections to Flight Attendants. 

IAM Helps Defeat Anti-Flight Attendant Amendment

Tue. February 22, 2011
A coordinated effort by the IAM Legislative Team helped turn back an amendment proposed by anti-union Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to strike language in the FAA Reauthorization Bill extending OSHA protections to Flight Attendants. 

Global Road Shows Highlight IAM Advantages

Tue. February 22, 2011
Flight Attendants at Continental and United Airlines will have an opportunity to get answers about their upcoming representation elections at a series of informational meetings taking place across the United States. The IAM has also scheduled informational meetings for overseas-based Flight Attendants in Guam, Frankfort, London, Hong Kong and Narita.

Global Road Shows Highlight IAM Advantages

Tue. February 22, 2011
Flight Attendants at Continental and United Airlines will have an opportunity to get answers about their upcoming representation elections at a series of informational meetings taking place across the United States. The IAM has also scheduled informational meetings for overseas-based Flight Attendants in Guam, Frankfort, London, Hong Kong and Narita.

IAM Files to Represent Ramp, Stock Clerks at Combined UAL/Continental

Fri. January 21, 2011

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today filed applications with the National Mediation Board (NMB) asking the Board to rule that United Airlines and Continental Airlines are now operating as a single transportation system for union representation purposes in the Fleet/Ramp Service and Stock & Stores classifications. The NMB is the federal government agency that conducts union elections in the airline industry.

Continental Flight Attendants to Vote on New Contract

Thu. January 06, 2011
The IAM announced it reached a 20-month tentative interim agreement with Continental Airlines for a new contract covering the carrier’s 9,500 Flight Attendants. The agreement includes a critical no-furlough clause to protect IAM-represented Continental Flight Attendants throughout the life of the agreement.

Continental Flight Attendants to Vote on New Contract

Thu. January 06, 2011
The IAM announced it reached a 20-month tentative interim agreement with Continental Airlines for a new contract covering the carrier’s 9,500 Flight Attendants. The agreement includes a critical no-furlough clause to protect IAM-represented Continental Flight Attendants throughout the life of the agreement.

Tentative Pact with Alaska Airlines Features Job Security

Tue. December 14, 2010
The IAM and District 143 today announced a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines that includes job guarantees for the carrier’s 2,600 Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees.

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