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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


Contact: Mark Richard (305) 972-0173

Flight Attendants Union and Southwest Airlines Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

Transport Workers Union (TWU) of America, AFL-CIO Local 556 announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement in principle with Southwest Airlines.

TWU Local 556, which represents over 14,500 flight attendants, has been negotiating for over three years to reach this tentative successor collective bargaining agreement.


Read more>> September 09, 2016

August 17, 2016

CONTACT: Thom McDaniel or Ori Korin

Transport Workers Union Reaches First Contract for Virgin America Flight Attendants

Dallas – The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) is pleased to announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with Virgin America on behalf of its flight attendants.

The three-year agreement provides significant economic and quality of life improvements, and a roadmap for all of the workers’ successful transition to Alaska Airlines, contingent upon the regulatory approval of Alaska’s acquisition of Virgin.  Highlights of the agreement include a 13-year pay scale, immediate increases in hourly pay, as well as increases in holiday, deadhead, and operational assignment pay. Other benefits are a defined grievance process and commuter policy, improvements in reserve and reliability, and increased flexibility in trip trading and giveaway.

Read more>> August 17, 2016




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