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  • Transportation April 20, 2018

    No Brotherly Love for American Airlines Proposal in Philadelphia

    Watch IAM District 141 Vice President Bill Wilson tell American Airlines President Robert Isom that American’s latest contract proposals are unacceptable during a recent town hall meeting in Philadelphia.                                

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  • Transportation April 17, 2018

    IAM Responds to Southwest Airlines Emergency Landing

    A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Philadelphia this morning after an uncontained engine failure blew out a window and injured several people on board the aircraft.   “The IAM extends its heartfelt compassion to the passengers and crew from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380,” said IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “Three members

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  • Transportation April 17, 2018

    IAM Congratulates JetBlue Flight Attendants

    “Congratulations to JetBlue Flight Attendants on voting to join the Transport Workers Union,” said IAM Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “You fought for years to achieve your dream of forming a union. By fulfilling your vision, you now have the power to negotiate a union contract that will lead to fair pay, better working

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  • Transportation April 17, 2018

    IAM Lobbying Results in FAA Provisions for Customer Service Agents and Flight Attendants

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Friday introduced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The proposed five-year bill includes language that would provide protection for customer service agents from physical abuse and also gives flight attendants a minimum rest of at least ten uninterrupted hours.   The IAM has been aggressively lobbying

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  • Transportation April 13, 2018

    IAM’s American Negotiators Visit Charlotte

    Transportation GVP Sito Pantoja Wednesday visited members at Local Lodge 1725 in Charlotte. GVP Pantoja, accompanied by representatives from his staff, provided an update on the status of contract negotiations with American Airlines.   District 141 President Mike Klemm, along with negotiation committee members from Districts 141 and 142, were also present to answer questions

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