Machinists Union Reaches Tentative Contract With Alaska Airlines

The IAM has announced it reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for approximately 3,000 clerical, office and passenger service employees at Alaska Airlines.

The five-year accord includes a 12.3 percent wage increase, improved job security provisions, strengthened merger protections, improved premium pay, enhanced home agent pay protections and holds the line on health care costs.

“I’d like to thank IAM members for their support and solidarity through this latest round of negotiations on Alaska Airlines,” said IAM District 142 President Tom Higginbotham. “I’m proud that our negotiating committee brought back a deal that provides economic and job security for IAM members at Alaska Airlines.”

The five-year deal runs through 2018. IAM District 142 is currently scheduling information meetings and unanimously recommends ratification of the tentative agreement.

Please visit www.iamdl142.org for more information.

The IAM represents approximately 3,000 clerical, office and passenger service employees at Alaska Airlines and is the largest airline union in the world.