This week, the Senate will begin confirmation hearings on nominees for various cabinet secretaries in the Trump administration whose departments affect TWU members and working people in general. See the schedule of Senate confirmation hearings. Many of the hearings will be carried live on the committees’ own websites or you can watch them on C-SPAN. […]
Please see the latest news from TWU Local 555 in an arbitration case with Southwest Airlines. TWU International stands with our brothers and sisters in asking the company to abide by the neutral arbitrator’s decision in the case. Read the memo from Local 555 President Greg Puriski at TWU.org/Air
The TWU Veterans Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting January 31 (travel day) through February 3 in Phoenix, Arizona. Please RSVP as soon as possible to Recording Secretary Charlana Bilodeau and also to add any agenda items. Book your room by Jan. 12. Read the full notice.
The first days of a new year are a time to reflect on the past 12 months and make plans for the next; a time to give thanks for each other, to evaluate what we accomplished together, and to assess where we hope to be when we find ourselves together again at the holidays next […]
In a ruling completely separate from TWU’s ongoing healthcare prefunding case, a bankruptcy court ruled today in favor of TWU and two other unions in a case against American Airlines. The unions took the company to court last year to oppose the way the airline was dividing up additional shares of its stock while bankruptcy […]
Sisters and Brothers, The TWU-IAM Association today announced that Neutral Joshua Javits issued his Report and Recommendations and initial integrated seniority lists for the Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores work groups at American Airlines. In June, the Association retained the services of Neutral Javits, former Chairman of the National Mediation Board and member […]
Brothers and Sisters: The TWU International Administrative Committee and International staff extend to you and your families warm wishes for a happy, healthy holiday season. This is a time for reflection and to make plans for 2017; a time to give thanks for one another, to evaluate what we accomplished, and to assess where we […]
The AFL-CIO will not be holding a conference this year; but TWU, along with the Black Heritage Society will still observe and celebrate the holiday in Houston, Texas, January 13 – 16, 2017. For more information about the event, including costs and how to register, please read this memo from John Bland, International Administrative Vice […]
The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Las Vegas. Updates from both committees are below. Download Fleet Download Mechanic & Related Stores Fleet Service Update The company presented the following proposals to the union this week: Vacations – No tentative agreement was reached as the […]
Video from American Airlines Equity Hearing Published 16 Dec, 2016 Linked below, please find a 30-minute video of the court proceedings in the latest hearing of the Daniel Demetris v. Transport Workers Union of America case.