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Flag Raising Ceremony at Charlotte Base Maintenance Hangar

April 12, 2017 Admin 0

The Charlotte Base Maintenance Hangar officially dedicated their new Military/Veterans Memorial with a Flag Raising Ceremony at 12:00pm on Wednesday, April 12th, 2007. The American Flag was raised anew along with the North Carolina State Flag and flags representing all the major branches of the US Military: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines along with the official POW/MIA flag.

Uniformed service members assisted in the flag raising along with American Airlines Maintenance employees who were veterans of each service branch. Representatives from the IAM were in attendance along with many members of American Airlines upper and … Read More...

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IAM Files for “Single Carrier Status” at Alaska Airlines

February 12, 2017 Admin 0

February 10, 2017

The IAM today announced it filed for a determination of single carrier status at Alaska Airlines with the National Mediation Board (NMB). The filing requests that the federal agency affirm that post-merger Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are now functioning as a single transportation system for representation purposes for Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service and Stores employees of the combined carrier.

While Virgin America voluntarily recognized the IAM as the representative of its Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service and Stores employees upon the close of the merger with Alaska Airlines in December, this single carrier