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  • Air Transport February 26, 2014

    NMB Meeting Scheduled for US Airways Negotiations

    The National Mediation Board (NMB) has scheduled meetings between the principal representatives in the US Airways – IAM negotiations. The meetings are set for March 18 and 19, 2014 at the offices of the NMB in Washington, DC. While preparations continue for a proffer of arbitration, rejection of that proffer and the establishment of a

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  • Air Transport February 24, 2014

    End in Sight for United Back Pay Nightmare

    “IAM members can finally expect to receive their hard-earned retroactive wages with interest,” said IAM District 141 President Rich Delaney “It’s unfortunate it took the threat of a federal lawsuit to get United to honor the contracts it agreed to last fall.” The agreement mandates that full retroactive payments plus an interest penalty based on

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  • Air Transport February 20, 2014

    Machinists Union Prepares for Fight at US Airways

    IAM District 141 Assistant General Chairman Gil Simmons briefs US Airways workers on contract talks. After more than two years of intense bargaining by your IAM negotiating committees, US Airways management continues to demand that US Airways IAM represented employees accept second-class contracts compared the industry and to merger partner, American Airlines. IAM District 141

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  • Air Transport February 7, 2014

    US Airways Negotiations at Impasse

    After months of face to face negotiations with US Airways and after several meetings called by the Chairperson of the National Mediation Board, discussions have ended with no agreements in sight. Both IAM District 141 and 142 negotiating committees made very serious efforts to pare away issues that could be negotiated in the future while

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  • Air Transport February 6, 2014

    IAM Applauds Amtrak’s New Cities Sprinter Service

    General Vice President Sito Pantoja and IAM/TCU-represented Amtrak workers joined US Vice President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx at Philadelphia’s 30th St. Station and lauded the inauguration of Amtrak’s new Cities Sprinter electric locomotive service due to begin tomorrow. The new ACS-64 electric locomotives will travel at speeds up to 125 mph on

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