Alaska Airlines reaches deal with ground personnel union
June 29, 2022
SEATTLE (AP) — A union has reached a deal with Alaska Airlines for a two-year contract extension that provides substantial raises for 5,300 gate agents, stores personnel and office staff, as well as for ramp workers who load cargo.
The Seattle Times reports the deal announced June 22 does not cover a separate group of about 2,000 ramp workers, also represented by the International Association of Machinists, who work for the McGee Air Services subsidiary and handle baggage on passenger flights.
Richard Johnsen, the machinists union general vice president responsible for airline workers, sa...