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Machinists to vote on contract at Alaska Air

Post by John Gillie / The News Tribune on Oct. 29, 2009 at 7:07 am with No Comments »
October 29, 2009 7:07 am

Alaska Airlines’ 3,425 clerical, office, passenger service, ramp and stores workers will vote on proposed two-year contract extensions, the airline said today.

Those workers are represented by the International Association of Machinists.

The terms of those new contract offers weren’t revealed to the public. The proposals, if approved, would extend the present contracts through July 2012.

Two separate contracts cover 2,800 office and passenger service personnel and 625 ramp service and stores agents.

The vote is expected to be complete by mid-December. The existing contracts were due to become amendable on July 19, 2010.

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