The Association

Association Response to American’s Vaccine Mandate

October 5, 2021 Admin 0

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...

Association Update: WARN Letter Response

July 16, 2020 Admin 0

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...