American Airlines Open Enrollment Update – Revised

October 16, 2020 Brothers and Sisters, Open enrollment for benefits has begun and is open from October 15th to November 6th.   Now is your opportunity to select or update your medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and other benefits for you and your family. Your IAM leadership strongly encourages you to log into your account and ensure the options selected are the options [Read More..]

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Turbulent Week for Airline Members Ends

Sisters and Brothers:This week has been a very uncertain time for many of our members. Many of our carriers had issued WARN notices a month or so ago and furlough notices were given to affected members earlier in September. During this time, all the airline executives told all the workers that if the CARES Act were extended, all furloughs would [Read More..]

Tens of Thousands of Airline Workers Furloughed, But PSP Extension Still Possible

October 1, 2020 The midnight deadline to extend the airline Payroll Support Program (PSP) has come and gone without action from Washington, DC.  “Tens of thousands of IAM members and other airline employees woke up unemployed today,” said General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “They did not lose their jobs because of COVID-19. They did not lose their jobs because of [Read More..]

Updated HEROES Act Introduced as Time Runs Out for Airline Workers

September 29, 2020 Texas Senator Cornyn’s Support Boosts Chances for Passage in the Senate  On Monday evening, House Democrats led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced a revised version of the HEROES Act, which includes $25 billion in funding for airline workers and another $3 billion for airline contractors. With a bipartisan majority of members of the House of Representatives on [Read More..]

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Payroll Support Program (PSP) Ending Soon HELP NEEDED NOW!

September 24, 2020 Sisters and Brothers: Over the past month, the leaders of most of the major airlines, along with union leadership and members have been on Capitol Hill to push Congress to act immediately to pass a clean extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP). There are only six days remaining before the PSP expires, and without a clean [Read More..]

Apply Now for the 2021 IAM Scholarship Competition

September 15, 2020 The 2021 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. The deadline for applications is February 12, 2021.  Apply for a 2021 IAM Scholarship. In 2020, the IAM awarded 16 scholarships valued at $64,000. The winners were selected out of over 300 applicants. The IAM [Read More..]

Help Us Save Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs on Thursday’s IAM Airline Day of Action

September 15, 2020 IAM airline members are mobilizing this Thursday, Sept. 17 in 32 cities in over 20 states, either in person or virtually with Senators and Senate staff, to demand that Congress act now to pass legislation that would stem hundreds of thousands of layoffs slated to begin on October 1, 2020. The Senate has taken two vacations and [Read More..]

We Pause to Remember on 9/11

September 11, 2020 Every year on this date we pause to remember those who lost their lives on that tragic day in 2001. Officer workers, airline crews, police officers, firemen, first responders and folks from all walks of life got up that morning and went about their day as they did every other day, not knowing it would be their [Read More..]

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Decisions & Choices: Layoff Resource Manual

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Sisters and Brothers, Understanding that the loss of a job will undoubtedly put great physical and emotional strain upon workers and their families, I want you to know that you are not alone. To get the help you may need, you must know where to find it The IAM has created this manual to assist you if you have lost [Read More..]

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American Airlines Open Enrollment Update – Revised

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October 16, 2020 Brothers and Sisters, Open enrollment for benefits has begun and is open from October 15th to November 6th.   Now is your opportunity to select or update your medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and other benefits for you and your family. Your IAM leadership strongly encourages you to log into your account and ensure the options selected are the options [Read More..]

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