May 24th, 2022. National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

May 24, 2022 Admin 0

May 24, 2022

IAMAW is proud to represent our many skilled aviation maintenance technicians – and today, especially, we want to recognize those members of Victory Lodge 1725 who keep our air travel safe around the clock.

You’ll find our AMT’s working in the American Airlines and PSA hangars, on the flight line, and other support shops on and off the property.

Thank you, brothers and sisters for keeping our aircraft safe and secure. Enjoy your day!… Read More...

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A Situation Unparalleled in Our Lifetime

March 16, 2020 Admin 0

March 16, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers,  The change enveloping our industry is unprecedented. Each day brings us new revelations about where COVID-19 is spreading and how it is being transmitted. We wake up each day and learn about the latest travel restrictions imposed and what traditional parts of our daily life, such as sporting events, restaurants and our children’s schools, are suddenly closed for business. 

What our industry is experiencing is extraordinary. We have been through deregulation, bankruptcies, industry consolidation and terrorists weaponizing our workplace. But we find ourselves today in a crisis, though temporary, that is unparalleled in … Read More...

IP Martinez Message to IAM Members on COVID-19 Outbreak

March 13, 2020 Admin 0

March 12, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers,

I know there is much uncertainty surrounding the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak that has now been classified as a global pandemic. Our daily routines are being affected by the cancellation of many events in an effort to limit the spread of the virus. I want each and every member of our IAM family to know that the IAM is taking all necessary action to keep all of us safe, while continuing the important work of our union.

The most important thing each of us can do now is to heed the advice of … Read More...

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GVP Pantoja Addresses COVID-19 Pandemic

March 13, 2020 Admin 0

March 12, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers,  

As the COVID-19 virus outbreak evolves and expands in the U.S. and across the globe, our industry has been especially vulnerable. It is our business to transport passengers and goods around the world. Unfortunately, this virus uses our workplace to jump from point to point, and that has made some people nervous to use the transportation services we provide. 

Last night, President Trump issued travel restrictions from more than two dozen European countries. Air and rail carriers have also cut service to meet the temporary drop in demand for passenger travel. Our daily … 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.

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TWU-IAM Association Safety Statement

September 6, 2019 Admin 0

September 6, 2019

The TWU/IAM Association condemns, in the strongest possible terms, any conduct by any individual that jeopardizes the safe operation of an aircraft. Safety is the number one priority for our IAM and TWU members involved in the maintenance and operation of aircraft. These members are the most highly trained safety professionals in the airline industry. As a result, the US air transportation system is the safest in the world. Any conduct that jeopardizes that safety is not tolerated or condoned by the leadership or members of our organizations.

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Association Bulletin – July 9, 2019

July 9, 2019 Admin 0

July 9, 2019

To All Association Members:

The following letter on page two of this bulletin was received from the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) addressed to Robert Isom, President of American Airlines, Alex Garcia, Executive Vice President Administration TWU and Sito Pantoja,  General Vice President IAM, stressing  that “a breakdown in the relationship between American and the Union raises concern about the ongoing effectiveness of the airline’s safety management system. Safety is a shared responsibility of American and Union members that demands a collaborative culture, irrespective of any ongoing controversy between the organizations.”

We agree with the FAA.

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AIR21 Whistleblower Protection Program

May 30, 2019 Admin 0

The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR21) prohibits discrimination against air carrier industry employees who report information related to air carrier safety.

Who may file under the AIR21 Whistleblower Protection Program?

Only inputs from employees of US air carriers, their contractors, and their subcontractors are accepted under the AIR21 Whistleblower Protection Program.

Other individuals should file complaints or safety reports using the FAA Hotline. FAA employees may either file complaints through the FAA Hotline or through the internal whistleblower program, if applicable.

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Tell American Airlines to put safety and jobs over profit!

June 2, 2018 Mike Jones 0
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The open letter copy reads in full as follows:

As a consumer who cares about the way a company treats its workers, I am shocked to learn that American Airlines offshores so many important jobs.

I’m equally frustrated that you’ve found another sneaky way to cut costs, which could cause a potential hazard to flyers like me.

I urge you to put safety at a premium and live up to your reputation. Stop offshoring jobs and work with your mechanics to put customer safety first.

Thank you.

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Mike,

Aircraft maintenance workers

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