Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 08/17/2018

August 18, 2018 Admin 0

08/17/2018

Sisters and Brothers:

The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management August 14 -16, 2018, in Washington, D.C.  This session was dedicated to COPS contract issues.

Represented by the Company were: Greg Mays, Vice President/Labor; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; Jeff Butler, VP/Inflight & Call Centers; 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:

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Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update 08/13/2018

August 15, 2018 Admin 0

08/13/2018

Your negotiating committee met August 6-9, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri at the office of District Lodge 142.  Present were; Ian Scott-Anderman, DL142 Secretary Treasurer; General Chairs April Butler, Kenny Champagne, Carrie Lessley, and Jessica Morris; members Lollie Beecher, MSY; Teresa Beynon, PC; Charity Hamer, MDW; Sheri Parmann, FLL and Nancy Shortino, CC.

Work took place this week to prepare for discussions concerning Article Five (Classifications) and Article Seven (Overtime) during the next negotiation session.  Your continued support and solidarity are appreciated.

We have set dates for future negotiations through September, the next scheduled session is August 21-23, 2018 … Read More...

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update 07/30/2018

July 31, 2018 Admin 0

07/30/2018

On July 24-26, 2018 your negotiating committee met in Kansas City, Missouri 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; Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Joel Bagby, Attorney; Patrick Briet, Finance Planning Sr. Business Partner; Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist; Nicole Bender, Labor Relations Planning Specialist.  Present for the Union:  Rich Johnsen, Grand Lodge Rep; Ian Scott-Anderman, DL142 Secretary Treasurer; General Chairs April Butler, Kenny Champagne, Carrie Lessley, and Jessica Morris;  Negotiating Committee … Read More...

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...

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...

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update

June 21, 2018 Admin 0

06/18/2018

On June 12-14, 2018 your negotiating committee met in Dallas, Texas, Southwest Airlines Headquarters to continue negotiations.  Present for the company were:  Adam Carlisle, Sr. Director, Labor Relations, Dan Kusek, Sr. Mgr., Labor Relations for CSA; Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Danielle Reidder, CS&S Regional Director; Jeff Cox, Ground Ops; James Jackson, Senior Manager Finance; Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist; Nicole Bender, Labor Relations Planning Specialist; Joel Bagby, SWA Legal; Greg Thorsen, Senior Director of People.  Present for the Union were:  Dave Supplee, President/Directing General Chair; Ian Anderman, District Secretary-Treasurer; Rich Johnsen, Grand Lodge Rep; April … Read More...

Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 06/11/18

June 11, 2018 Admin 0

06/11/18

Sisters and Brothers:

The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management this past week in Seattle, Washington.  This session was dedicated to COPS contract issues.

Represented by the Company were: Greg Mays, Vice President/Labor; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; Jeff Butler, Vice President/Call Centers; Bob Hartnett, Labor Director; Denise Kliskey, COPS Labor Manager; 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:

5 – Hours of Service
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Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 05/04/18

May 5, 2018 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers:

The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management this past week in Seattle, Washington. This session was dedicated to RSSA contract issues.

Represented by the Company were: Greg Mays, Vice President/Labor; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; Jason Berry, Managing Director Cargo; Bob Hartnett, Labor Director; Denise Kliskey, COPS Labor Manager; 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 two Committees made proposals for the RSSA Agreement for the following articles:

4 — Classification of Work … Read More...

Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – April 24th 2018

April 24, 2018 Admin 0

04/24/2018

Sisters and Brothers,

Discussions regarding our RSSA and COPS negotiations with Alaska Airlines resulted in agreement to delay any filing for mediation services under the Railway Labor Act with the National Mediation Board (NMB). The provisions of Article 25 in the IAM-Alaska Airlines RSSA agreement requires both parties to jointly file for mediation, through the NMB, if an agreement had not been reached by April 19, 2018.  It is both the Company’s and Union’s position that the RSSA and COPS talks are progressing adequately under the current process and that involving the NMB at this time would only slow

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