Alaska Airlines Tentative Agreement

July 1, 2019 Admin 0

June 28, 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

Enclosed are the terms of the Alaska Airlines Tentative Agreement for your review.
Your Negotiating Committee UNANIMOUSLY recommends a “YES VOTE” on the proposed changes.
Just as with any ratification vote, many questions are generated by the membership. That is why it is important for
you to attend scheduled meetings, ask questions and get clarification before casting your vote.

• Your Negotiators will be present at your location to explain the Tentative Agreement’s terms and address
any concerns you may have. This will ensure an informed decision is made prior to voting.
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Alaska Airlines Announcement

June 18, 2019 Admin 0

June 18, 2019

Sisters and Brothers:

Your Negotiating Committee is pleased to announce a Tentative Agreement (TA) has been reached with Alaska Airlines for the COPS and RSSA agreements, respectively.

The TA provides many changes, some of which include:

  • 5 year Agreement with Work Protection.
    • All work currently performed exclusively by IAM members at each location on the Alaska Airlines’ system is protected, and the Company is prohibited from outsourcing such work for the entire term of the contract plus two years
  • 10%-16% increase on base wages on date of ratification
  • Downline increases that put both COPS and RSSA members
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Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 06/14/2019

June 14, 2019 Admin 0

June 14, 2019

Sisters and Brothers:

The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management June 11-12, 2019, in Seattle, Washington.

We made significant progress this week, and to build on that progress, your Committee will be meeting informally with the Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee next week in Seattle, Washington.

There is one source of official communications regarding these negotiations – that is those issued by your Negotiating Committee.

Remember: United we stand, divided we beg.

In Unity,

Jeff Tobius
GENERAL CHAIR

Justin Bates (ANC) Jesse Wilson (ANC) Jason McAdoo (JNU) Dan Suafoa (SEA)
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Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 06/07/2019

June 8, 2019 Admin 0

June 7, 2019

Sisters and Brothers: 

The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management June 4-5, 2019, in San Francisco, California. 

Represented by the Company were: Shane Tackett, Executive Vice President/Strategic Planning; Jenny Wetzel, Vice President/Labor; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; Jason Berry, Managing Director/Cargo; Jeanne Davis, Director/Call Centers; Bob Hartnett, Director/Labor; Denise Kliskey, COPS Labor Manager; Rebecca Meissner, Senior Attorney; and Melinda Maher, Director/Corporate FP&A. 

Joining your Negotiating Committee were: Kris Hannah, Grand Lodge Representative; Richard Pantoja, Grand Lodge Representative; and Brianna Gregory, Grand Lodge Representative. 

Discussion this week pertained to all outstanding issues, including: Work … Read More...