Your bargaining committee has chosen to fight for affordable health care. Therefore, we have demanded that American Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in the world, offer the richer Legacy U.S. Airways plans to all Association members.
Leg Update: New Legislation Introduced to Raise Safety Standards on Foreign Aircraft Maintenance Facilities
November 18, 2019 The TWU is proud to endorse the recently introduced Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act (H.R. 5119). Led by Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and John Katko (R-NY), this bipartisan bill would close five loopholes that allow airlines to offshore maintenance of aircraft onto a lower safety standard abroad. The bill would also impose a moratorium, […]
November 16, 2019 Sisters and Brothers, The Association’s Executive Negotiating Committee met this week in Washington, D.C. with members of the National Mediation Board and representatives from the carrier. Limited progress was made this week, and that is encouraging. Our goal is not simply to reach an agreement with the company. Our goal is to […]
The TWU Endorses the Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act – Ensures the Safety of Aviation Workers and the Flying Public, Prevents Offshoring
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Zack Tatz, email@example.com November 15, 2019 The TWU Endorses the Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act Ensures the Safety of Aviation Workers and the Flying Public, Prevents Offshoring Washington, DC – Today, the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) strongly endorsed new legislation that raises the level of safety and security […]