IAM Demands More Protection for Airline and Rail Workers in Light of Continued Threats

January 13, 2021 Admin 0

January 13, 2021

IAM Transportation Department General Vice President Sito Pantoja issued the following statement regarding the need for increased airline and railroad security in the coming weeks: 

“As a result of the assault on the Capitol Building and subsequent violent behavior by unruly airline travelers, the IAM demands that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and all airlines and rail carriers adjust and reinforce their security policies to further ensure the safety of all airline and rail workers and passengers. 

While there have been some security improvements at airports and rail
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We Pause to Remember on 9/11

September 11, 2020 Admin 0

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 last day and that their lives would be forever intertwined with history.

As airline workers we were particularly impacted by the awful events of 9/11. Let us never forget and let us continue to work to unite this country as … Read More...

District 142 Safety Committee: Coronavirus Information & Flyer

March 11, 2020 Admin 0

GOOD COMMON SENSE

 “HYGIENE”

IS THE BEST DEFENSE

*WASH YOUR HANDS “OFTEN”: (The best way to get rid of germs in most situations.)

Use the 5 step method

1. WET: With clean warm running water

2. LATHER: Back of your hands & between fingers.

3. SCRUB: At least 20 seconds.

4. RINSE: Use clean warm running water.

5. DRY: Use clean paper towel or air dry. 

*USE HAND SANITIZER: (when soap & water are not available)

Use 60% alcohol based.

Apply sanitizer to hands same way you would lather with soap & water.

Carry on your person at … Read More...