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Breaking News: IAM/PSA Airlines Tentative Agreement Reached!

November 1, 2017 Admin 0

As we resumed negotiations in DAY this week, the momentum from last week carried forward and we were able to close the gap on the few remaining issues. As of today, we have reached a Tentative Agreement on terms for your new Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Below are highlights from this Tentative Agreement:

 

·   14% in wage increases over term (5%-3%-3%-3%) ·   24.5% net increase in CBA value over term with wage, premium and benefit increases
·   7% (wage and A&P license premium) average increase effective on DOS ·   Additional Personal Day Off
·   A&P License premiums now $1.00/each –
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IAM/PSA Airlines Tentative Agreement Info

November 1, 2017 Admin 0

As a follow-up to the bulletin this morning announcing the Tentative Agreement (TA), copies of the TA are immediately available online on the District Lodge 142 website at www.iamdl142.org.  Hard copies of the TA are being printed and should be shipped by Friday to each Maintenance Base.  They will be available either through a Negotiating Committee Member or a Shop Steward so check locally to find out who will be handling the copies of the TA at your Base.

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IAM / PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE – Oct 27th, 2017

October 30, 2017 Admin 0

10/27/2017

Negotiations continued this week in Cincinnati, Ohio. Present again for the Company were Margaret Soda, VP-Human Resources as spokesperson, Gary Pratt, VP-Maintenance and Marcus Valentino, Director-Labor Relations. Your full Union negotiating committee was present.  Due to government funding issues, NMB Mediator Jack Kane was unable to attend.

The week started with an update on several initiatives in motion at PSA, the most recent of which being the expansion opportunities in Norfolk, VA. As a part of the new CBA being negotiated, some of the changes that have already been agreed to were implemented pre-ratification via an Letter of Agreement … Read More...

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 10/20/2017

October 20, 2017 Admin 0

10/20/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in New York City.

As was previously reported, an Association subcommittee met last week in Dallas to review and designate what Letters of Agreement would be retained in the JCBA, should be discussed during negotiations to incorporate into articles of the JCBA, or removed. All TWU and IAM Letters of Agreement inside and outside of the current CBA’s were reviewed for all groups.

Discussion this week centered around ASAP (Aviation Safety Action Program), GSAP (Ground Safety Action Program), Grandfathering Limited Duty, Overtime procedures … Read More...

The Association: Interim Wage Increase Agreement Update

October 18, 2017 Admin 0

10/18/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

The TWU/IAM Association and  American Airlines agreed that, as part of the interim wage increase agreement negotiated in August 2016, any members that were disadvantaged would be corrected and made whole. The first correction in 2016 affected 33 members.

The parties are pleased to announce that this year, 27 LUS Stock Clerks will receive lump sum payments for incorrect placement on the pay scale as a result of the August 2016 interim wage agreement.

In addition, 163 LAA Title 1 and Title 2 members will receive lump sum payments as result of the negative impact on … Read More...

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IAM / PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE – Oct 16th, 2017

October 17, 2017 Admin 0

10/16/2017

Negotiations resumed this week in Kansas City, Missouri.  Present for the Company were Margaret Soda, VP-Human Resources as spokesperson, Gary Pratt, VP-Maintenance and Marcus Valentino, Director-Labor Relations. Your full Union negotiating committee were present and again joined by Grand Lodge Representative John Werkmeister.

Multiple passes occurred this week relating to all remaining open economic items with progress being made in many areas. There again were significant moves made by the Company that represent considerable value, however we still are apart on a few items and will continue to work on closing the remaining gap in those areas. We completed

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Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

October 8, 2017 Admin 0

10/06/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. Negotiations for M&R were focused on the Filling of Vacancies Articles. Tentative Agreements were reached for these classifications the IAM is responsible for:

Filling of Vacancies for Quality Assurance Auditors, Technical Documentation Specialists & Planners in the M&R group.

Filling of Vacancies for AOG & Material Planers in the MLS/Stores group.

Discussions continued in Filling of Vacancies for the rest of the MLS/Stores group and the M&R group, progress has been made.

Negotiations for Fleet Service were centered on continued … Read More...

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IAM / PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE – Sep 29, 2017

October 1, 2017 Admin 0

09/29/2017

This week in CLT, negotiations were convened under the supervision of the NMB and staff mediator Jack Kane.  Present for the Company were a few new faces on the Company’s negotiating committee including Margaret Soda, VP-Human Resources, Marcus Valentino, who has been hired as the new Director-Labor Relations, and Karl Hanisch, Director of Maintenance.  Your full Union negotiating committee was present and again joined by Grand Lodge Representative John Werkmeister.

Several discussions occurred this week concerning industry pressures on PSA, internal work and quality of life issues and other topics directly related to changes needing to be made.  We

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IAM/Alaska Airlines HMO ARBITRATION UPDATE

October 1, 2017 Admin 0

09/26/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

Alaska has at this point paid out most of the 1.3 million dollars it owes to eligible employees as a result of the IAM’s successful arbitration regarding HMO coverage.   Not surprisingly, because the arbitration covered hundreds of employees and a time frame going back ten years, several questions and issues came to the IAM’s attention regarding payments and eligibility during the payment process.   These questions were taken up with the company, through counsel when needed, and have resulted in two updates which are generally applicable.

First, we discovered that many employees who participated in the Kaiser … Read More...

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Canceled

September 10, 2017 Admin 0

09/09/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

Due to the hurricane in Florida, the TWU/IAM Association and American Airlines have mutually decided to cancel contract negotiations next week. The safety of the Association’s members and representatives is of paramount importance and travel at this time is not advised. Negotiations are scheduled to resume on the following weeks: October 2nd in Washington DC and October 16th in New York City.

 

 

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