Alaska Airlines’ ramp service and stores agents ratify the new contract

Alaska Airlines‘ (Seattle/Tacoma) ramp service and stores agents, represented the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 142, have ratified a new six-year contract. The new agreement covers approximately 600 Ramp Service and Stores Agent employees at the carrier and was approved by 91 percent of those voting.

The accord includes a 10 percent base wage hike over the term of the agreement, enhanced merger and job protection, $2,000 in signing bonuses, increased premium pay and improved benefits and work-rules.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Alaska Airlines’ Boeing 737-490 N706AS (msn 28894) in the unique Disneyland-Make-A-Wish special color scheme completes its final approach into Los Angeles International Airport.

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