IAM Members at Alaska Airlines Ratify New Pact

incentive plan will provide IAM members at Alaska Airlines with more than a month’s wages for their work in 2010.

The contract places IAM members at Alaska near the top of airline industry in pay and benefits, along with long-term job security.

Unlike many airline negotiations, which can drag on for years, negotiations between the IAM and Alaska Airlines began in March 2010 and concluded with a tentative agreement in December 2010.