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Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Vote in Favor of New Labor Agreement
TWU Local 556 Reaches First Contract in ThreeYears

Today, members of TWU Local 556, flight attendants at Southwest Airlines, voted to ratify a new contract with the company after just over three years of negotiations. The final outcome was 54% voting in favor, with 89% of eligible members voting. The ratification marks a massive victory for the local, which, together with TWU International, launched a nationwide campaign to survey, educate and communicate with members about the ongoing negotiations.


...Read more >> October 31, 2016

Sisters and Brothers:

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 remainder of the year:

Week of November 7 – LAS    Week of November 14 – DFW
Week of December 5 – DCA    Week of December 12 - LAS

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...Read more >> October 28, 2016

With nearly 100% of the work group participating in the election, American Airlines’ Flight Simulator Engineers ratified a new contract yesterday. The joint contract also covers members formerly employed at US Airways, all now represented by TWU at the newly merged company.  

...Read more >> October 25, 2016

The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week. Updates from both committees are below. 

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...Read more >> October 21, 2016

Can’t get tickets to Hamilton the Musical? Then check out what our first Treasury Secretary and the rest of the Founding Fathers have to say about the 2016 Election in the latest video from TWU International.
Spend time at the National Portrait Gallery and listen in as Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, Adams and Franklin discuss the state of the current presidential election and what it may mean for the future of the country they forged nearly 250 years ago.


...Read more >> October 13, 2016

October 10, 2016
CONTACT: Ori Korin

Flight Crew Training Ground Instructors & Simulator Instructor Pilots
Reach Tentative Agreement with American Airlines

Dallas, Texas — Late last week, another workgroup represented by the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO reached a tentative agreement with American Airlines. The flight crew training ground instructors and simulator instructor pilots are members of TWU Local 548 and part of the Joint TWU-IAM Association, which represents over 30,000 workers at the country's largest airline.


...Read more >> October 10, 2016

We can all use more cake in our lives. But this election season, it’s even more important that we bake a strong labor layer cake, together.
In the latest video from TWU International, find an authentic American recipe for making a delicious cake that contains collective bargaining rights, dignity and respect in the workplace, a decent living wage, and strong healthcare benefits.

...Read more >> October 07, 2016