Association Update: Holiday Arbitration

November 7, 2022 Louis Gilmore 0

7 November 2022 |At the end of last week, we were informed by Arbitrator Dana Eischen that he needs to reschedule the Article 22 – Holiday Arbitration scheduled to start on December 1. 2022. At his request, we have rescheduled the hearing to begin on February 2 and, if necessary, Feb 3, 2023.

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True Meaning of Unionism

April 11, 2022 Admin 0

April 11, 2022

Sisters and Brothers who stand together to demand the respect each worker deserves and raise the collective standard of living for all workers. This is the sole purpose of the Association. We, as a team, the IAM and the TWU, joined together in 2015 and became the Association. We have demonstrated the true meaning of Unionism ever since.

The Association is responsible for fighting for and negotiating our industry leading contract with American Airlines which includes the highest wages, strongest scope clause and best overall benefits package. Together, we were instrumental in supporting every member through the … Read More...

The Association

American to Conduct Recalls

January 17, 2021 Admin 0

January 16, 2021

With the recent approval of the Payroll Support Program (PSP2), we have been working to make sure Association represented employees who were impacted in the October reductions are recalled in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreements. After several discussions with American Airlines management, your Association Leadership has been informed that, beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2021, notices for Article (6) preferential recall will be sent via FedEx to those members who were reduced, displaced, bumped or furloughed.

A few key highlights that members need to be aware of:

  • This recall process was not a given and several hours
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IAM Informational Picketing in CLT- March 28, 2019

March 20, 2019 Admin 0

Informational Picketing will consist of 10 people maximum at the Charlotte airport terminal and unlimited number at the entrance to the airport on the corner of Wilkinson Blvd and Little Rock Rd.

Times will be 8 – 11 AM and 3 – 6 PM.

Please wear a red IAM shirt or a blue Association shirt.

Download/print the flyer for all the details. All volunteers needed!

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TWU-IAM Association Aircraft Maintenance Offshoring Bill

June 8, 2018 Admin 0

06/08/2018

Brothers and Sisters,

On behalf of the members of the TWU-IAM Association, we would like to extend our enthusiastic support
for the Aircraft Maintenance Offshoring Bill, federal legislation that would support US aircraft
maintenance workers. This bill is intended to draw attention to the airline industry-wide trend of offshoring
aircraft maintenance.

“The TWU-IAM Association believes the offshoring of this maintenance work creates serious security
issues and job concerns,” said Association Chair and Vice Chair Alex Garcia and Sito Pantoja respectively.
“These jobs should be performed by American workers on American soil, not at foreign repair stations
where FAA and … Read More...