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Contact: Oriana Korin | okorin@twu.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 17, 2016

CONTACT: Thom McDaniel or Ori Korin

Transport Workers Union Reaches First Contract for Virgin America Flight Attendants

Dallas – The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) is pleased to announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with Virgin America on behalf of its flight attendants.

The three-year agreement provides significant economic and quality of life improvements, and a roadmap for all of the workers’ successful transition to Alaska Airlines, contingent upon the regulatory approval of Alaska’s acquisition of Virgin.  Highlights of the agreement include a 13-year pay scale, immediate increases in hourly pay, as well as increases in holiday, deadhead, and operational assignment pay. Other benefits are a defined grievance process and commuter policy, improvements in reserve and reliability, and increased flexibility in trip trading and giveaway.

Read more>> August 17, 2016

Transport Workers Union Reaches First Agreement for Allegiant Airlines Flight Attendants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 12, 2016

CONTACT: Thom McDaniel or Ori Korin

Following five years of negotiations, the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU), announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle for the flight attendants it represents at Allegiant Airlines. This is the first union contract for this group of workers.


 

Read more>> August 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2016

CONTACT: Ori Korin

Transport Workers Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with Envoy Airlines
Deal Covers Aircraft Maintenance Technicians and Related Workers

Dallas, TX – The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, representing the AMT and Related work group at Envoy Airlines—a subsidiary of American Airlines—announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with the company. The agreement clarifies contract language and secures improvements in several contract articles, including compensation, personal days off and holiday pay.

 

Read more>> August 07, 2016

 

 

 

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