Southwest Airlines – Your Rights Under the Contract

December 8, 2020 Admin 0

December 8, 2020

While Southwest Airlines continues to feed the public and media the myth that there has never been a furlough in its history, your Union never forgets. Management has decided to threaten layoffs, which they entirely control. However, your rights under the contract continue to exist, just as they have in every other reduction in force during Southwest’s history. These provisions applied in 2004 when over 1,900 CS&S employees were furloughed from the DAL, LIT and SLC reservations facilities. They also applied in 2014 to CSAs in JAN and EWR, in 2017 to CSAs in DAY and CAK, … Read More...

Southwest Airlines Issues WARN Notices – The LUV is GONE!

December 4, 2020 Admin 0

December 3, 2020

This morning the Union was advised by Southwest Airlines that they are going forward with their plan on furloughing Customer Service Agents, Customer Sales and Support and Source of Support employees.  Today, the company is issuing WARN notices to those who the company says will be furloughed and will also issue “potential Impact” notices to those who they say COULD be impacted by those who are furloughed, if  furloughed employees exercise seniority. 

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) offers: “protection to workers, their families, and communities by requiring employers to provide notice 60 days … Read More...