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The tentative agreement reached with Envoy Air for members at TWU Locals 570, 571, 572, 574, 575, and 576 in August was not ratified. TWU and the company jointly took the agreement to an Interest Arbitration Board to present evidence as to whether the current collective bargaining agreement should be adjusted. Both parties agreed to abide by the Board’s decision, which would govern the rates of pay and other relevant terms for the remaining years of the contract.

 

Read more>> March 22, 2017

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines in Dallas the week of March 6, 2017.

The next negotiating session will be in Washington, D.C. the week of March 27 to include the Executive Committees from the Association Internationals.

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Read more>> March 10, 2017

As bargaining continues at American Airlines, we’re sending a strong message to the company: TWU is united, from the shop floor to the negotiating table, and we’re ready to fight for the contract we’ve earned. For the last two weeks, members have gathered at stations around the country to show their solidarity, snapping #TodayWeUnite photos and sharing them on websites and social media. Check out the slideshow on our home page, our Flickr feed, and our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all the photos!

 

Read more>> March 03, 2017

Brothers and Sisters:

The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 13th in Orlando Florida.

This week the Association received the following counter proposals:

Read more>> February 17, 2017

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of February 6, 2017 in Dallas.

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Read more>> February 13, 2017

TWU International addresses concerns raised by members at Local 556 in this memo from Alex Garcia, TWU International Secretary-Treasurer.

Read more>> February 10, 2017

Sisters and Brothers,

The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines the week of January 23, 2017.

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Read more>> January 27, 2017
Marcher holding a sign saying A Woman's Place is in Her union  

In a massive outpouring of support for women’s rights, workers’ rights, and human rights, more than a million people took part in Women’s Marches around the globe on Saturday, Jan. 21.


Their numbers included two dozen members of TWU Local 556’s Working Women’s Committee who joined the 500,000+ strong crowd of people gathered in Washington, D.C., along with TWU members and International staff who marched in the nation’s capital, Houston, and other cities around the country.

While women’s rights were a central theme to the event, the participants also marched in solidarity to support labor rights and human rights, and to demonstrate loud and clear how important it is to have our voices heard and to speak truth to power.

Read more>> January 24, 2017

 

 

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