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  • Air Transport August 21, 2014

    IAM, United Reach Tentative Agreement for Maintenance Instructors

    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. The tentative accord provides for significant wage, benefit and job-security improvements, including a $122 annual IAM National Pension Plan multiplier for 2014 that increases to $128 in 2018, $40.60 hourly base

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  • Air Transport August 20, 2014

    ITF Congress Elects IAM/TCU Reps to Key Leadership Positions

    The 43rd International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) Congress in Sofia, Bulgaria ended on August 16th after a week of strategizing to protect transportation workers globally. The Congress of more than 1,700 delegates elected several IAM and TCU officials to leadership positions for a term of four years. IAM Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja and

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  • Air Transport August 6, 2014

    IAM, TWU Alliance moves forward with American Airlines Single Carrier Filing

    In a move that will lead to joint contract negotiations for more than 30,000 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Transport Workers Union (TWU), the two unions today jointly petitioned the National Mediation Board (NMB) asking it declare that post-merger American Airlines and US Airways are now operating as

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  • Air Transport July 18, 2014

    Machinists Overwhelmingly Approve New Contracts at US Airways

    The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced that approximately 11,000 maintenance training specialist, fleet service and mechanic and related employees approved new contracts by 96, 86 and 67 percent respectively at the “new” American Airlines. The three year accords provide for significant wage hikes, industry-best job security, retains affordable health insurance

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  • Air Transport July 11, 2014

    Machinists Union Sets Strike Deadline at LIRR

    After four years of contract negotiations, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), its partner, the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and six union coalition partners at Long Island Railroad, announced a strike deadline at 12:01 AM, Sunday July 20, 2014. The IAM, TCU and six coalition partners have been in talks with the

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