**Meeting Time Change**

Beginning with the Sept 10, 2013 meeting, the meeting times have changed. They will be as such; The 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00PM (1400 hrs) The 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:00AM (1000 hrs) The times were changed to closely match shift times for many members so they can attend either after […]

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USAir Mechanic and Related 8/12/2013

With the representation question now resolved as announced by the National Mediation Board earlier today, it is time to resume negotiations. The wait and see excuse has now passed. Negotiations need to be successfully concluded for both the Mechanic and Related and the Maintenance Training Specialists. I have contacted both Mediator Walter Darr and U […]

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District 142 British Update

IAM / BRITISH AIRWAYS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE The Employee Negotiating Committee and the Company met on July 22nd – 24th with NMB mediator John Livingood. We continued discussions around Customer Service staffing provisions, the Company’s proposed outsourcing of the eight stations and the JFK baggage room and the closure of the Customer Relations unit. We also […]

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Machinists Union Presses for Contracts at US Airways Amid Merger Uncertainty

http://us-mg6.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.rand=3toungoe5bn43 August 13, 2013–The Department of Justice (DOJ) and six state attorneys general today filed suit to block the proposed merger of US Airways and American Airlines. “This is the exact reason why we have continually demanded US Airways negotiate a fair contract with IAM members before any merger related issues are discussed,” said General […]

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IAM Wins Representation Election at USAir for Mechanics and Related

http://www.elabs5.com/functions/message_view.html?mid=1132216&mlid=23100&siteid=32424829&uid=154f283b35 IAM Wins Mechanic and Related Election at US Airways August 12, 2013–The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today defeated the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) in a representation election for Mechanic and Related workers at US Airways. August 12, 2013– In a contest overseen by the National Mediation Board (NMB), the […]

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