Association: Contract Language Talks Progress

February 22, 2020 Admin 0

February 22, 2020

The full negotiating committees continued to meet this week in Dallas, TX to write the remaining language needed to secure the final contract from the Agreement in Principle made with American Airlines. With a few exceptions, the bulk of that work is now done.

Our next task is to work with our attorneys to finalize the language that properly protects our industry leading 401(k) contributions, pension contributions, and profit sharing. It is important to make sure these critical elements are unambiguous. These core tenants of the new agreement are extremely valuable to members while they are working … Read More...

Association Bulletin – Contract Language Update

February 15, 2020 Admin 0

February 15, 2020

Contract Language Update

The Association negotiating team met this week with the company in Dallas, TX to continue finalizing contract language to bring our Agreements in Principle (AIPs) back to the membership as complete Tentative Agreements for your consideration.

Making sure the contract language is accurate for this historic ratification vote by our members is a critical step in the process, but this phase is moving closer to a conclusion. The negotiating team is meeting with the company again next week with the intent on finalizing all language.

When all language is finalized, complete text of all … Read More...

Association and American Meet to Finalize Language

February 8, 2020 Admin 0

February 7, 2020

Association and American Meet to Finalize Language

As previously announced, the TWU-IAM Association reached Agreements in Principle (AIP) last week with American Airlines on five new Joint Collective Bargaining Agreements (JCBAs). The five-year accords run through 2025. 

This week, Association negotiating committee members met with company representatives in Fort Lauderdale, FL to begin finalizing contract language to bring our Agreements in Principle back to you as complete Tentative Agreements for your consideration. This time-consuming work is necessary for accurate full text documents to be presented to the membership before ratification voting begins. We expect this process to … Read More...

Association Bulletin – 02/04/2020

February 4, 2020 Admin 0

February 4, 2020

What to Know About the Early Out Offer

Sisters and Brothers,

The Company has informed the Association that they are planning to offer an Early Out to Association Members at some point and time under terms and conditions established by the Company.

Why is this not part of the Agreement in Principle:

  1. As part of the negotiation process over the past several years, the Company has discussed offering an Early Out to Association Members. The Association informed the Company that if we were to agree to an Early Out as part of the contract it would have
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