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.
TWU International President Harry Lombardo joined International Executive Vice President and Local 100 President John Samuelsen at New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) December Board meeting yesterday, addressing the body about the importance of equitable wage increases and additional worker safety measures. Local 100’s contracts for TA/OA and MTA bus members are set to expire […]
The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Dallas. Updates from both committees are below. The next bargaining session will take place in Las Vegas next week. Download Fleet Service Download Mechanic & Related Stores Fleet Service Update The committee exchanged proposals with the company […]
CONTACT: Ori Korin TWU-Represented Aircraft Dispatchers Ratify Agreement with Frontier Airlines The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) is pleased to announce that another of its Air Division work groups has voted to ratify a new contract. The agreement with Denver-based Frontier Airlines goes into effect immediately and comes just before the holiday travel season […]
Seventy-five years ago today, the United States was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor, “a date which will live in infamy.” Ninety minutes after the attack began, it was over—leaving 2,403 Americans dead and another 1,178 wounded. The U.S. was at war with Japan, and three days later, with Germany. While the nation […]
In a blow to U.S. aviation workers, the Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted Norwegian Air International (NAI) a permit to fly to the United States. TWU vehemently opposes this decision. After an election focused on protecting American jobs, the White House has decided to threaten the entire U.S. aviation industry. NAI is a […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2016 CONTACT: Ori Korin TWU-Represented Aircraft Dispatchers Reach Agreement with Frontier Airlines Late Tuesday evening, Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) Local 540 and Frontier Airlines reached a tentative agreement for the TWU-represented aircraft dispatchers at the airline. The two sides have been negotiating an agreement for nearly five years […]
Happy Thanksgiving to TWU members and their families From the leadership and international staff of TWU, we’d like to extend a heartfelt wish for a joyous Thanksgiving to all of our members. We know this is the busiest travel time of the year and many of you are working on Thanksgiving Day itself […]
TWU Local 234 has ratified its new contract with SEPTA in Philadelphia by a healthy majority. SEPTA Chairman Pasquale Deon has approved the ratification. Local 234 President Willie Brown called the contract “a big win for our members and for SEPTA passengers.” Read the Philadelphia Inquirer story.
The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Dallas. Updates from both committees are below. The following negotiation dates have been scheduled for the rest of the year: Week of December 5 – DCA Week of December 12 – LAS Download Fleet Service Download Mechanic & […]