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. […]
Established in 1969, the Quill Scholarship Fund provides 15 scholarships worth $4,800 to college-bound dependents of TWU members. It is paid out every year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The money is paid directly to the recipient’s accredited college or university and […]
May 25, 2018 Brothers and Sisters, In an amateurish and unprofessional move, American Airlines management is trying to bribe Association members into giving away work, abandoning good healthcare and giving up better retirement security by doing an end run around your negotiating committee. Making the biggest mistake possible, American negotiators continue to disrespect you and […]
Washington, DC – The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) received welcomed news today that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Mike Mayes to serve on the agency’s Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC). Mayes, TWU’s Air Division Director and International Administrative Vice President, will serve on the ASAC as a representative of a labor […]