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IAM/Alaska Airlines Update: In Response to Jeff Butler

February 17, 2017 Admin 0

February 15, 2017

Sisters and Brothers,

Jeff Butler responded to my membership report Monday regarding the Alaska- Virgin merger transition talks and tentative agreement.  While his remarks were filled with alternate facts, one thing he conveniently left out was that Alaska is trying to walk away from an agreement made with the IAM that protected the work of the combined Alaska-Virgin workforce.

I will be clear: IAM District Lodge 142 will utilize all resources available to us to defend the Alaska Airlines and Virgin America employees we represent.  If Alaska wants a merged airline where work is not protected and