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  • Air Transport June 21, 2012

    NMB Weighs Election Rules for Airline Mergers

    Prior to the new legislation, the NMB required signatures from 35 percent of the employee group for whom union representation was sought. The new standard, favored by anti-union Republicans in Congress, increases the showing of interest requirement from 35 to 50 percent. While the Republican-led House of Representatives did manage to impose language in the

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  • Air Transport June 14, 2012

    United Airlines Maintenance Instructors Vote IAM

    “We are honored that the Maintenance Instructors voted for IAM representation” said General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “We welcome the pre-merger Continental Maintenance Instructors into our great union and we thank our pre-merger United members for their continued support.” The NMB authorized the election in May due to the merger of Continental, Continental Micronesia and

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  • Air Transport June 6, 2012

    Take the 2012 Joint Air Transport safety Committee (JATSC) Safety Survey

    The purpose of this survey is to get feedback from you about the current safety measures in place at your work.  This survey will further explore a few specific areas of concern that were identified in the 2010 Safety Survey.  This survey has been developed by the IAM Joint Air Transport Safety Committee (JATSC) and

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  • Air Transport June 4, 2012

    NMB Affirms Ramp/Fleet Service Election Results

    The National Mediation Board (NMB) today announced its decision regarding the protest filed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) of last year’s Ramp/Fleet Service representational election at the airline formed by the merger of United Airlines, Continental, and Continental Micronesia.. The NMB found the election’s conditions were not tainted and upheld the IAM’s historic

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  • Air Transport May 30, 2012

    NMB Affirms Flight Attendant Election Results

    “Although we are disappointed with the Board’s decision, we respect its determination,” said General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “The IAM is honored to have represented Continental and Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants. We are very proud of the many accomplishments we achieved together, including contracts that continue to set the Flight Attendant standard in overall compensation,

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