On August 16, 27 Congressmembers from the New York Area sent a letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, TWU International President John Samuelsen and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers President Robert Martinez, Jr, regarding outsourcing aircraft maintenance to foreign repair stations. Click here to read the letter.
August 16, 2019 The National Mediation Board (NMB) held separate meetings with TWU/IAM Association Leadership (first) and American Management (later) on Thursday in Washington D.C. The purpose of the meetings was for the three NMB Board Members to discuss the status of our negotiations with both parties. The Federal Mediators who attended our earlier negotiations […]
August 13, 2019 On August 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Permanent Injunction applicable to the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO, and the Airlines Mechanic and Related Employee Association, TWU/IAM, and to all employees represented by the […]
President Samuelsen; officers and members from TWU Locals 513, 556, 567 and 591 demonstrated solidarity and support of UNITE HERE as they rallied to improve their wages and conditions at American Airlines headquarters in Fort Worth Texas on August 13. “One Job Should Be Enough!”
On August 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Permanent Injunction. The following statement from IAM, TWU, and the Association’s most senior leaders, including Sito Pantoja, Alex Garcia, and John Samuelsen, is made to all mechanic and related employees pursuant to the Permanent Injunction: The Court now […]
July 26, 2019 The National Mediation Board (NMB) today called for status meetings among the highest-ranking principles in the TWU-IAM Association & American Airlines negotiations. On August 15, 2019 the Association leaders will meet with the three members of the NMB at 10:00 am and the Company representatives will meet with the same NMB members […]
On July 17, TWU International President John Samuelsen testified at the “State of Aviation Safety” House Subcommittee Hearing. Click here for a copy of his written testimony.
July 17, 2019 The Association had been demanding the Company meet with or without the NMB to resume and complete our negotiations. The National Mediation Board (NMB) after a long period of delay finally scheduled negotiations for American Airlines and the TWU/IAM Associations for July 16, 17 and 18 in Washington, DC. The session scheduled […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Denise Romano, 202-826-7072, email@example.com July 15, 2019 TWU President Samuelsen to Testify at ‘State of Aviation Safety’ House Subcommittee Hearing WHO: TWU International President John Samuelsen WHEN: Wednesday, July 17 at 10 a.m. WHERE: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, or watch the livestream here. This “State of Aviation Safety” subcommittee meeting was announced by Chair of the […]
July 15, 2019 To All Association Members: The attachment to this bulletin is the Association response to the letter received from the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) addressed to Robert Isom, President of American Airlines, Alex Garcia, Executive Vice President Administration TWU and Sito Pantoja, General Vice President IAM, stressing that “a breakdown in the relationship […]