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 […]
Brothers and Sisters, American Airlines recently changed course by contacting the TWU-IAM Association leadership seeking dates to discuss minor issues that remain open in our negotiations. The Association views all discussions between us and the company as important to achieving our goal of a tentative agreement. For this reason, the TWU-IAM Association Negotiating Committees have […]
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 […]
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives is voting on HR 4, a bill to reauthorize the FAA. The TWU sent a letter to Members of the House supporting HR 4 as introduced and making vote recommendations on various amendments being considered today. To see the letter, click here.
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 […]
The Air Division Presidents Conference was held April 10 – 11 in San Francisco. The meeting was an opportunity for the Air Division Local Presidents to come together to network and discuss challenges they are facing as well as unique tactics and techniques that are working for their locals. The Presidents in attendance represented members […]
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 […]
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. Find more information in the full bulletin.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2018 CONTACT: Pete Donohue Pdonohue@twu.org Washington, D.C. – In response to the release of the Senate Democrats’ Jobs & Infrastructure Plan for America’s Workers, Transport Workers Union, AFL-CIO (TWU) International President John Samuelsen issued the following statement: “We commend the Senate Democrats for the plan they released today that proposes […]