Members of the TWU Young Workers Committee met at International headquarters in Washington, DC on June 28. They are planning their upcoming conference in Dallas, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.
Jet Blue Inflight Crewmembers on the bargaining team met at the TWU’s International headquarters on June 28 to discuss upcoming contract negotiations.
June 28, 2018 I am pleased to announce the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) has filed for a representational election with the National Mediation Board (NMB) on behalf of the Spirit Airlines Customer Service Agents. You are one step closer to your goal of uniting and establishing your voice in your workplace and […]
On June 15, Alaska Airlines and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) announced that they reached a Merger Transition Agreement in Principle for dispatchers. If ratified, it will combine the Boeing and Airbus dispatch groups into a single group. The agreement, which would be in lieu of normal Section 6 negotiations scheduled for later this year, […]
June 14, 2018 Brothers and Sisters, Association negotiators met with American Airlines Monday and Tuesday this week. The purpose of the meetings was to discuss minor, but important open issues. Some progress was made, but American remains unreasonable by not settling issues they should be able to agree to. The Company’s public statements that they […]
Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of the members of the TWU-IAM Association, we would like to extend our enthusiastic support for the Aircraft Maintenance Offshoring Bill, federal legislation that would support US aircraft maintenance workers. This bill is intended to draw attention to the airline industry-wide trend of offshoring aircraft maintenance. “The TWU-IAM Association believes […]
June 7, 2018 Contact: Denise Romano, TWU Communications, 202-719-3837 Washington, DC – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA) and Dan Donovan (R-NY) put aviation passengers, workers and safety first by introducing the Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2018 (H.R. 6028 S. 3026) earlier today. This commonsense, bipartisan legislation requires public reporting of U.S. […]
Unions Representing Pilots and Mechanics are Standing Together for a Safety Culture Change at American Airlines
The Allied Pilots Association Calls on American Airlines to Give Mechanics, Represented by the Transport Workers Union, a Fair Contract BOSTON (May 17, 2018) — The Allied Pilots Association — and its 15,000 pilots at American Airlines — has pledged unconditional support for the Transport Workers Union, which represents the airline’s maintenance, stores, and fleet […]
April 18, 2018 Brenda Robeson Office of Rulemaking Federal Aviation Administration 800 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20591– 0001 RE: Petition for Exemption; Southern Utah University Docket No. FAA–2018–0215 Federal Aviation Administration Dear Ms. Robeson, On behalf of the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU), I submit these comments to the Federal Aviation Administration’s […]
Brothers and Sisters, The TWU-IAM Association is fighting for the industry’s best profit sharing plan. The current American Airlines profit sharing plan is simply inadequate. Even American’s CEO admitted that other airlines have better profit sharing plans. He recognized that those better plans have created a “compensation differential” for Association members that would be addressed […]