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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2020 Contact: Denise Romano, email@example.com TWU Amtrak Workers Under Attack, Facing Job Cuts Despite safeguarding the public throughout the pandemic, 700 On-Board Service workers will be furloughed by Amtrak beginning October 1, 2020. Not only do these workers interface with the riding public, they are trained to be first responders […]
JetBlue Pilot Wins Major Worker Compensation for Toxic Fume Exposure; ‘Airlines Appear to Be More Concerned About Keeping Planes in The Air Than Worker Safety’
When JetBlue pilot Captain Andrew Myers experienced a career-ending toxic fume event in January 2017, the carrier denied his claim. But on July 31, the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Board ruled in his favor in a major case, accusing airlines of being “more concerned about keeping planes in the air than worker safety.” “This case involved […]
RELEASE: Aviation Labor Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Majority Push for Extension of Payroll Support Program
Aviation Labor Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Majority Push for Extension of Payroll Support Program Washington, DC – Leaders of the Air Line Pilots Association, Allied Pilots Association, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, Association of Professional Flight Attendants, Communications Workers of America, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, […]
June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, marks the anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States, one of the most important dates in our nation’s history. But even today, 155 years later, systemic racism is still alive in the United States. Over the past several months, the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, […]