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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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  • Air Transport July 11, 2014

    IAM Delta Lands in London

    Illustrating the global reach of the IAM’s Delta Flight Attendant organizing campaign, IAM Delta organizers this week were greeted with tremendous support as campaign activities expanded to London. Dozens of Delta Flight Attendants on layover signed election authorization cards at IAM visibility events far away from Delta management’s intimidating eyes. Unionized Flight Attendants from American

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  • Air Transport July 8, 2014

    Machinists Union Wins Election for Spirit Airlines Ramp Agents

    In a hotly contested election overseen by the National Mediation Board (NMB), nearly 220 Spirit Airlines ramp agents voted overwhelmingly, by 80 percent, to be represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The victorious ramp agents, who work at airports in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Detroit, MI, Atlantic City, NJ and Myrtle

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