The Air Division represents members at some of the nation’s largest airlines, including American, Southwest, and Envoy, in addition to members at several U.S. military and service bases, including Fort Lee, Fort Gordon, and the NASA Kennedy Space Center. We are proud to have bargained industry-leading contracts for working people across nearly every class and craft in the aviation industry, from flight attendants, to mechanics and related, stores, ramp agents, flight training crew instructors, and dispatchers. Our service contract locals are growing rapidly, adding members in dozens of fields on military installations all over the U.S.
For individual contract information, please visit the local website or contact your local.
The Air Division has launched a podcast. Click here to listen or click on the button below. In the latest episode, leading consumer advocate and aviation industry expert William J. McGee joins host Brian Parker to discuss safety, security, and outsourcing issues which are plaguing the US aviation industry.
In addition to traditional contract campaigns, the Air Division participated in the International Campaign Unit’s inaugural campaign effort, the ‘Today We Unite’ campaign for justice at American Airlines. Click the button below to visit that campaign’s page.
Some of the newest members of the TWU family are a result of a drive the TWU Organizing Department launched during the summer of 2018: a campaign to organize 300 Spirit Airlines customer service agents, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Click the button below to visit that campaign’s page.
Air Division Updates
Air Division Updates
February 15, 2020 The Association negotiating team met this week with the company in Dallas, TX to continue finalizing contract language to bring our Agreements in Principle (AIPs) back to the membership as complete Tentative Agreements for your consideration. Making sure the contract language is accurate for this historic ratification vote by our members is […]
Below are links to American Airlines JCBA highlights. Please refer to the JCBA for further details. Click here for Mechanic & Related Click here for MLS/Stores Click here for Fleet Service Remember, This is the industry-leading contract we have all been fighting for. It includes all these enhancements – and more! VOTE “YES” FOR YOUR […]
February 7, 2020 As previously announced, the TWU-IAM Association reached Agreements in Principle (AIP) last week with American Airlines on five new Joint Collective Bargaining Agreements (JCBAs). The five-year accords run through 2025. This week, Association negotiating committee members met with company representatives in Fort Lauderdale, FL to begin finalizing contract language to bring our […]
RELEASE: The TWU Urges Administration to Reverse Decision to Suspend Global Entry Registration in New York
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2020 Contact: Travis Reuther, 202-340-9652 The TWU Urges Administration to Reverse Decision to Suspend Global Entry Registration in New York In response to the Administration’s decision to suspend registration in New York for Trusted Traveler Programs, including Global Entry, the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) is calling on President […]
February 4, 2020 Sisters and Brothers, The Company has informed the Association that they are planning to offer an Early Out to Association Members at some point and time under terms and conditions established by the Company. Why is this not part of the Agreement in Principle: As part of the negotiation process over the […]
January 30, 2020 Agreements in Principle Sisters and Brothers, After more than four years of bargaining, the TWU-IAM Association is proud to announce we have reached Agreements in Principle with American Airlines for five new joint collective bargaining agreements (JCBAs) worth $4.2 billion, covering more than 30,000 Mechanic & Related, Fleet Service, Maintenance Control, MLS/Stores […]
January 29, 2020 Sisters and Brothers, Negotiations between the Association and American Airlines resumed today in Washington, DC. with some progress made. The remaining outstanding issues are few, but are some of the most important elements of a collective bargaining agreement, including wages and job scope language. The parties will continue negotiations tomorrow, and the […]