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IAM / PSA Airlines 2022 Negotiations Update

April 8, 2022 Admin 0

April 8, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers:Negotiations resumed this week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with in-person meetings taking place at the Local Lodge 1725 facility in CLT (Charlotte). The full committees for the Union and the Company were present at this meeting.

With the pace we have had thus far, it has allowed to us to get through around 80% of the non-economic proposals with TA’s having been reached in Articles 9, 12, 13, 22, 23, 26 & 27. Of the remaining non-economic portions of the CBA left, Article 10 was a primary focus this week. Dialogue amongst both … Read More...

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IAMAW / PSA Airlines 2022 Negotiations Update

February 15, 2022 Admin 0

February 11, 2022

Brothers and Sisters:

Negotiations continued this week with meetings being conducted virtually on the Zoom platform. The full negotiating committees for the Company and the Union were present. The use of a virtual process to conduct negotiations has not diminished any of the abilities to conduct thorough meetings and has sped up the process while saving both parties the time and expense associated with travel and accommodations.

Both parties picked up on the progress from our last meeting in January 2022 with comprehensive passes being exchanged covering whole articles in 2, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17 … Read More...

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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Negotiations Update – Nov 24th

December 8, 2021 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers:

Negotiations resumed this week in DAY on Monday and continued into Tuesday. Present for the Company were Counsel Steven Nigh, HR Dir Jeremy Gorges, DOM Steve Albaugh, HR Mgr. Hogan Kindrick and CLT Mgr. Rob Cox. Present for the Union were myself, GLR John Werkmeister, Todd Road-CAK, Greg Farmer-DAY, Scott Carpenter-CVG, and Ian Cole-CLT.

The Union opened this round with comprehensive passes covering all of Articles 1, 2, 3 & 4. Progress was made in all Articles and two counter proposals were made with the only remaining areas not tentatively agreed to being Articles 1C, 2A, 2B, … Read More...

November Monthly Business Meeting Changed to November 18th

October 25, 2021 Admin 0

Victory Lodge 1725 – Special Emergency Notice

November’s Monthly Business Meeting Moved to Thursday, November 18th, 2021 @ 12:00 noon.

3727 Rose Lake Dr Suite 102, Charlotte, NC 28217

The agenda to be posted after the executive board meeting on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

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NC State AFL-CIO 64th Annual Convention

October 22, 2021 Maureen Kelly 0

I attended the NC AFL-CIO executive board as a current VP on the board. After we concluded with the normal order of business it was on to prepare for the 64th Annual Convention. It was the first, in-person executive meeting in over a year. I have to say it was a room full of excited, passionate beings. Everyone was pumped and ready to join with union and labor activists (fully masked) from across the state and country, united for organizing and improving the lives of workers.

The convention was kicked off by none other than our fantastic Madam President MaryBe McMillan. We had a room … Read More...

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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Negotiations Update – Oct 20th

October 20, 2021 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers:

Negotiations began this week in DAY with an opening day with a packed room. Present for the Company were representatives from HR, Finance and Maintenance groups led by VP of HR Margaret Soda, VP of Maintenance Mark Swearingen and PSA Chief Counsel and Lead Negotiator Steven Nigh. Present for the Union were myself, GLR John Werkmeister, Todd Road-CAK, Greg Farmer-DAY, Scott Carpenter-CVG, Richard Boultt-ORF, Scott Helliker-PNS, Frank Wrennal-GSP and Ian Cole-CLT.

The Company gave detailed presentations on numerous areas of the airline operation as well as maintenance specific presentations covering many of the improvements that have been … Read More...

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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Negotiations Update – Oct 1st

October 1, 2021 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers:

As was previously announced in the last bulletin, the opening day of negotiations had been set for October 7th and to occur in DAY. Due to a scheduling conflict that arose for the maintenance leadership team that is unavoidable, the opening day for negotiations has been rescheduled. It will now take place on Tuesday, October 19th and still occur in DAY. At this meeting the Union and Company will opening negotiations and share initial proposals generated by the IAM membership at PSA Airlines.

The membership survey that has been available for a few weeks now has continued … Read More...

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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Negotiations Information

September 24, 2021 Admin 0

Having completed the call for proposals, the convening of a committee for proposal screening/correlation for the Union’s body of proposals and the completion of the collective bargaining preparation training last week in CLT, your negotiating committee is prepared to begin bargaining with the Company. The opening day of negotiations is set for October 7th and will occur in DAY.

Earlier this month an online survey was made available to the membership which provides another valuable tool for your committee to use and guide us at the bargaining table. It is instrumental in collecting data which, in addition to your proposals, … Read More...