Please read the letter below from Richard Johnsen, Chief of Staff to the International President to Dave Supplee, President/Directing General Chairman of IAM District 142:… Read More...
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
American Airlines Labor Relations contacted the TWU-IAM Association on Friday
afternoon to inform us that the carrier would announce some changes to the Covid-19
vaccination protocol and how these changes will affect American Airlines employees,
including those represented by the TWU/IAM Association.
American’s communication was open ended and vague. The Association Leadership will
engage American’s senior leadership to discuss what exactly is management’s plan. We
want to discuss what options management is proposing for those Association members who
chose or are unable to comply with the Company’s vaccine mandate.
We certainly understand the frustration some members … Read More...
July 16, 2020
This is an informational note to address the fact that American Airlines has issued WARN letters to members of the Association. Let’s start by talking about what a WARN letter is.
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 in advance of covered plant closings and covered mass layoffs. Advance notice provides workers and their families some transition time to adjust to the prospective loss of employment, to seek and obtain alternative jobs and, if necessary, to enter skill training … Read More...