Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 07/17/2018

July 18, 2018 Admin 0

07/17/2018

Sisters and Brothers,

The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management July 10-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This session was dedicated to RSSA contract issues.

Represented by the Company were: Greg Mays, Vice President/Labor; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; Jason Barry, Managing Director/Cargo; Bob Hartnett, Labor Director; Denise Kliskey, COPS Labor Manager; Melinda Maher, Division Controller;  and, Rebecca Meissner, Company Attorney.

Joining the Negotiating Committee were: James Carlson, Assistant Airline Coordinator; Kris Hannah, Grand Lodge Representative; and Brianna Gregory, Grand Lodge Representative.

The Committees exchanged proposals for the following articles:

6 – Overtime

8 – … Read More...

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update 07/17/2018

July 18, 2018 Admin 0

07/17/2018

On July 10-12, 2018 your negotiating committee met in Dallas at Southwest Airlines Headquarters to continue contract negotiations.  Present for the company: Adam Carlisle, Sr. Director, Labor Relations; Danielle Reidder, CS&S Regional Director; Dan Kusek, Sr. Mgr., Labor Relations for CSA; Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Mandy Vitela, Asstistant Sta. Mgr., DAL; Joel Bagby, Attorney; Jackson, Senior Manager Finance; Patrick Briet, Finance Planning Sr. Business Partner;  Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist; Nicole Bender, Labor Relations Planning Specialist. Present for the Union: Dave Supplee, President/Directing General Chair; along with General Chairs April Butler, Kenny Champagne, Carrie Lessley, … Read More...

Donations of school supplies for Renaissance West Steam Academy

July 14, 2018 Admin 0

07/13/2018

The Women’s Committee is accepting school supplies (paper, 1 subject notebooks, pencils, eraser’s, colored pencils, crayons, pens, glue sticks, rulers, pencil boxes, hand sanitizers, Kleenex tissues, ect…..) for “Renaissance West Steam Academy.”

You can bring them to the local or drop them off at your local Grievance Committee Office. Also we are encouraging anyone who would like to volunteer with CMS to fill out the form on the following website. http://www.cmsvolunteers.com

2018 SC AFL-CIO Lane Kirkland Scholarship

July 10, 2018 Admin 0

*Due 08/09/2018*

Locals must be affiliated and in good standing with the SC AFL-CIO.

Anyone in the immediate family of a union member is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Immediate family is defined as: husband, wife, child; including step, foster and grandchildren.

Applicants may reapply each year while attending college; however, only one application per student, per year shall be accepted, regardless of how many union members are in the family.

The names of applicants must be received in the state office by email only with an application and an essay selected from the following events and how this … Read More...

Torqued: Your Certificate May Be On the Line for What You Don’t Record

July 9, 2018 Admin 0

The following article is from www.ainonline.com/

A link to the original article can be found at the end of this post as well as on the Flight Safety Committee page.

 

Torqued: Your Certificate May Be On the Line for What You Don’t Record

 

Listen up, my fellow mechanics. How you record maintenance work just got a new focus, thanks to a recent NTSB decision that presents a potential new enforcement danger to your certificate.

 

A May 11, 2018 decision by the NTSB reinstating the FAA’s emergency revocation of a … Read More...

Happy 4th of July!!

July 4, 2018 Admin 0

It’s Independence Day!

The officers and staff of Victory Lodge 1725 would like to wish all our members a Happy 4th of July.

If you are off work today we hope you have a fun-filled, happy and safe holiday. If you are working today we recognize you and Thank You for your hard work day in and day out.

Enjoy your day!

 

President:  Mike Jones

Vice-President:  Daryl Current

Recording Secretary:  Helena Thornton

Secretary-Treasurer:  Bud Brown

Trustees:  Lisa Leathers, Mark DeLuke, Joe Behan

Sentinel-Conductor:  Maureen Kelly

Auditors:  O.D. Smith, Chris Johnson, Chris Swaney

Staff

Executive Secretary: Gary Winchester

Webmaster: Todd … Read More...

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update

July 3, 2018 Admin 0

07/02/2018

On June 26-28, 2018, your negotiating committee met in Tempe, Arizona to continue contract negotiations.  Present for the company: Adam Carlisle, Sr. Director, Labor Relations, ; Jeff Cox, Station Director; Danielle Reidder, CS&S Regional Director; Dan Kusek, Sr. Mgr., Labor Relations for CSA; Drea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S;  Joel Bagby, Attorney; James Jackson, Senior Manager Finance; Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist; Nicole Bender, Labor Relations Planning Specialist. Present for the Union: Dave Supplee, President/Directing General Chair; Rich Johnsen, Grand Lodge Rep; along with General Chairs April Butler, Kenny Champagne, Carrie Lessley, and Jessica Morris; also your … Read More...

Association, American Meet

June 30, 2018 Admin 0

06/29/2018

Brothers and Sisters,

The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines on June 25, 26, & 27 in Washington, DC.  The vast majority of these negotiating sessions were spent discussing Scope in a very detailed manner, mainly for the Maintenance and Related group.  While Fleet Service Scope was discussed, it was done on a much broader level since the Company was unprepared and not fully represented.  The Association made it clear that the Company must consider Scope language that is more aligned with the Association’s proposals.

We discussed scheduling more dates, but none were committed to. The objective remains … Read More...