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IAM/PSA Airlines Ratification Vote Information

December 4, 2017 Admin 0

12/01/2017

Voting on the recently released Tentative Agreement reached with your carrier was conducted this week in CAK, DAY, CVG, CLT and GSP.  With just under 80% of the total membership participating in this ratification, the Tentative Agreement was rejected by over 92% by the voting membership.

We will begin the process of soliciting the membership for the issues that led to the overwhelming rejection of this Tentative Agreement.  Details on the next steps will be released on a future bulletin and all activities will be coordinated through your Shop Stewards once released.

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IAM/PSA Airlines Tentative Agreement Info – Update 11/18/17

November 20, 2017 Admin 0

11/18/2017

Many people have been questioning the rules and requirements that are being communicated for the upcoming ratification vote.  They can be found on page 18 of the District Lodge 142 By-Laws which read in part:

ARTICLE XIII

Section 1.  All negotiated contracts shall be submitted to the membership affected for ratification. Each negotiated airline contract shall be forwarded, with all changes plainly marked, to each subject local in sufficient numbers for each local lodge officer (working under the contract affected), Grievance Committee   member and local contact for a minimum of five (5) days study prior to the balloting for … Read More...

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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.

Per the District Lodge 142 By-Laws, it is a requirement that every member receive a copy and have it in … Read More...

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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...

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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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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 / PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE – Sep 2, 2017

September 2, 2017 Admin 0

09/02/2017

Yesterday afternoon, a conference call was conducted and led by Jack Kane, staff Mediator for the National Mediation Board (NMB), myself and Margaret Soda, VP of Human Resources for PSA.  On that call, we discussed information about the history and scheduling of bargaining sessions and selected dates for continued meetings under the auspices of the NMB.

I am pleased to announce that we have secured meeting dates that include the weeks of September 25 in CLT and the weeks of October 9 and 23 with the locations TBD. We are hopeful that progress can be made in these sessions

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