Hawaiian Airlines reaches tentative agreements with machinists, workers

Hawaiian Airlines said it has announced two tentative agreements on five year contracts with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

The agreements will increase compensation for more than 1,500 employees in District 141 employed in the Clerical, Office, Stores, Fleet and Passenger Services and more than 700 employees in District 142 who work as Aircraft Mechanics and Inspectors, Line Servicemen, Cleaners, and Contract Services personnel.

The agreements are subject to ratification by union members, who are expected to vote on the proposal in the coming weeks.

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