2018 Safety Conference in Seattle

The IAM141 Safety Conference attracts hundreds of commercial aviation safety experts in the name of improving airline safety. Safety experts from the Machinists Union and America’s largest airlines gathered in Seattle this week with the purpose of creating a safer environment for airline workers and travelers. The event has become one of the largest and […]

2019 IAM Scholarship Competition Is Now Accepting Applications – IAM District 141

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The Membership has spoken!

The Membership has spoken! On October 11th Local Lodge members elected and filled contested Grievance Committee and Trustee Positions.  Linda Orfield, Keith Jubah and David Iacona were elected to Trustees, Keith Jubah, Andy Engel and Joseph Dutke to IAM/American Airlines Grievance Committee and Linda Orfield to IAM/United Airlines Grievance Committee. Polls were open from 7am-7pm […]

Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? by admin | Oct 17, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 comments DELTA RAMP WORKERS IN CANADA ARE UNIONIZED AND RECENTLY RATIFIED A CONTRACT EFFECTIVE APRIL 1ST, 2018 CONTRACT HIGHLIGHTS: Guaranteed raises of 17% over the next 5 years. Raise of 4.5% this year for top scale workers (Retroactive back to April 1, […]

Highest paid US Airline CEO=DELTA Airlines-Edward Bastian

Fired ramp worker, a union activist at MSP, settles claims against Delta He claimed he was fired for talking about union, pay rates. By Paul Walsh Star Tribune August 24, 2015 — 8:52pm A former Twin Cities baggage handler for Delta Air Lines has reached a settlement with the commercial carrier over his legal claims […]

CEO Pay Soars to 361 Times that of the Average Worker

Average CEO pay for major U.S. companies has risen more than 6%, as income inequality and outsourcing of good-paying American jobs have increased. According to the new AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch, the average CEO of an S&P 500 Index company made $13.94 million in 2017—361 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker. Read More

Supreme Court upholds arbitration that bans workers from joining forces over lost wages

The court’s conservatives, speaking through Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, said the employees must abide by a company’s arbitration contract, including provisions that limit them to bringing only individual claims. In dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the decision “egregiously wrong” and said it harks back to the era of “yellow dog contracts.” She was referring […]

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