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IAM represented ExpressJet Flight Attendants yesterday once again took their fight for equal pay public by conducting nationwide picketing with their AFA-CWA sisters and brothers.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) yesterday announced that Spirit Airlines Ramp Agents approved their first collective bargaining agreement by a staggering 98 percent.
On the heels of the National Mediation Board's (NMB) certification of the TWU-IAM Association at American Airlines, the Fleet Service and Mechanic and Related negotiations committees have scheduled bargaining preparations at the Machinists Union's William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Complex in Hollywood, Maryland the week of July 6, 2015.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) recently welcomed Southwest Airlines Source of Support (SOS) employees into the union after a majority of the work group signed authorization cards to join the IAM.
The National Mediation Board (NMB) this week certified the TWU-IAM Association for the Fleet Service, Mechanic and Related and Stores classifications as the collective bargaining agent for all of the above classifications at American Airlines.
In an announcement that brings us one step closer to joint contract negotiations for more than 30,000 Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores employees at American Airlines, the National Mediation Board (NMB) today ruled that the carrier is operating as a single transportation system.
Today's determination is a necessary precursor to certifying the TWU-IAM Association, an alliance formed by both unions after the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, as the collective bargaining representative for the above employees at the merged carrier.
To all American Airlines/US Airways
Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Store employees
Brother and Sister TWU-IAM members:
We expect the National Mediation Board will finally soon issue its ruling affirming that American Airlines and US Airways are operating as a single carrier for the purpose of employee representation. TWU and the IAM jointly petitioned the NMB for this purpose in August, 2014.
This long overdue declaration by the NMB will clear away a major hurdle to the start of new contract negotiations covering the 30,000 members of our joint TWU/IAM Employee Association. The AA/US Airways merger and a surging economy have catapulted the carrier to record profits, while our members continue to work under pre-merger contracts.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced approximately 6,500 Passenger Service and Reservations Agents at Southwest Airlines overwhelmingly approved a new contract.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it reached a tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines covering approximately 6,500 Passenger Service and Reservations Agents.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it reached a tentative contract covering approximately 165 fleet technical and emergency procedures instructors at United Airlines.
The tentative four year deal calls for immediate wage and benefit improvements, retroactive and signing bonus payments, strengthened employment security provisions and increased defined-benefit pension benefits.
"The IAM is proud of the work the Negotiating Team has done in order to complete the difficult task of bringing their full work group together," said IAM District 141 President Rich Delaney. "This is the fifth joint agreement reached between IAM District 141 and United Airlines that has brought the legacy carriers' employees into single contracts since the merger of Continental and United in 2010."
The 165 instructors provide skilled instruction and support for United's flight training centers in flight crew and emergency procedures training. The instructors also develop and implement necessary training programs needed to accomplish this critical instruction.
More details of the agreement can be found at www.iam141.org. Information meetings and a ratification schedule is being developed.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced District 141 and United Airlines reached a tentative agreement for IAM-represented maintenance instructors.
In a letter to United CEO Jeffrey Smisek, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) questioned the airline's recent decision to outsource certain smaller "line stations" to low-paid vendors.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it reached tentative agreements with US Airways on contracts covering approximately 11,000 mechanic and related, fleet service, maintenance training specialist and stock clerk employees.
Representatives and members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) today called on United Airlines to rethink its outsourcing plans in Kona, Maui and Lihue.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) announced it has coordinated efforts with lawmakers in several states to press United Airlines not to outsource operations to low-paid sub-contractors and protect workers after its recent decisions to reduce flight operations at Cleveland’s Hopkins Airport and possibly outsource passenger service and fleet service work at 15 stations across the United States and Hawaii.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) this week concluded discussions with the Board of Trustees of the IAM National Pension Fund (IAMNPF) that will increase pension benefits by 35 to 45 percent for approximately 17,000 IAM members at United Airlines.
IAM Transportation Districts 141 and 142 have completed negotiations preparation for the upcoming round of collective bargaining with Hawaiian Airlines.
“US Airways’ celebration is premature,” said IAM District 141 President Rich Delaney on the announcement of a deal between US Airways, American Airlines and the Department of Justice that removed government opposition to the proposed merger. “Until the carrier negotiates new contracts for its own IAM-represented employees, the new American Airlines will not get off the ground.”