IAM / Alaska Airlines – Virgin America Transition Agreement Details

Sisters and Brothers, On February 18, 2017, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines announced the reach of a transition agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees will transition to […]

EXPRESSJET CRJ VACATION BID AUDIT 1643

Sisters and Brothers: Through the Grievance Mediation process, CRJ Et al Grievance #1643 Vacation Accrual has been settled.  This grievance was filed based on the contractual language Section 12.A.1 and all other applicable provisions of the CRJ CBA. Vacation is accrued for each month of longevity.  January 1st of each year vacation days accrued the previous year are earned.  Only earned […]

Supplemental Benefits at XJT: Enroll Now!

Sisters and Brothers, National Group Protection (NGP) will be in the crew rooms in February and March to conduct a supplemental benefits enrollment for IAMAW District 142 members at ExpressJet.  Please meet in person with a benefit counselor to enroll or make changes to your existing coverage.  Members can enroll in any of the crew […]

Transition Agreement Reached with IAM, Alaska Airlines Agrees to Bring Work “In-House”

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines today reached a transition agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees will transition to the coverage of the existing IAM-Alaska Airlines collective bargaining […]

ALASKA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS SURVEY

Sisters and Brothers, In preparing for the upcoming negotiations at Alaska Airlines, we have developed a survey to get your input into what matters most to you in a new CBA.  We will soon be asking for contract proposals, so they too will help us focus on what is the high priority issues of the […]

District 142 Legislative Update

A referendum petition was filed a few short hours after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed a bill into law, making Missouri the country’s 28th “right-to-work” state.  The referendum petition will freeze the law and put it on the ballot in 2018.  The law forces unions to allow people to opt out of paying union dues while […]

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