Hawaiian Airlines Reaches Agreement with Union

Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian Airlines today announced a tentative agreement has been reached with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District 142 on a four-year contract offering increased compensation for members and operational improvements for the company. 

The tentative agreement covers 600 of Hawaiian’s employees working as aircraft inspectors, mechanics, line service, cleaners and contract service personnel. Union members are expected to vote on the new contract in the coming weeks. 

Hawaiian’s mechanics union is the last of the company’s labor groups to reach a new agreement. Hawaiian previously negotiated new labor contracts with the unions representing its pilots, flight attendants, clerical workers, and dispatchers. 

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