Machinists Union Members Ratify Contract at Alaska Airlines

WASHINGTON--()--The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced IAM members at Alaska Airlines overwhelmingly ratified a new contract at the carrier covering approximately 3,000 clerical, office and passenger service employees at Alaska Airlines.

The five-year accord includes 12.3 percent in wage increases, improved job security provisions, strengthened merger protections, improved premium pay, enhanced home agent pay protections and holds the line on healthcare costs.

“I’d like to thank IAM members for their support and solidarity through this latest round of negotiations on Alaska Airlines,” said IAM District 142 President Tom Higginbotham. “This is a contract that IAM members and our negotiating committee can be proud of.”

The five-year deal runs through 2018.

Please visit the IAM District 142 website for more information: http://www.elabs5.com/ct.html?ufl=3&rtr=on&s=jaz5p,u5xx,htq,byba,6qnp,4cp8,fxpq

Contacts

IAMAW
James Carlson, 202-500-3916 (cell)
jcarlson@iamaw.org

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IAMAW
James Carlson, 202-500-3916 (cell)
jcarlson@iamaw.org