Local 514 Digest for the Week of November 20th 2020

Grievance Process: We are now using the Verbal grievance forms. This past Monday we gave a short training session to the Shop Stewards as to the process of filing the verbal form, as this starts the grievance timeline clock.  Initiate Verbal within 5 Days from the time you first have knowledge of a Violation Supervisor…

TWU Lauds Bi-Partisan Passage of Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) International President John Samuelsen issued the following statement lauding the bipartisan passage of the Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act (H.R. 8408): “The bipartisan passage of this vitally crucial bill is a bright moment during this very dark time. Back in January of 2019, the TWU was the…

2021 Vacation Bid Process

Marla Johnson discussing the 2021 Vacation Bid Process. Please designate your block picks and when trying for an individual week in a certain time period circle and write to the side one week pick.

Tiny Raider Association Threatens Mechanics at American Airlines

A small and poorly-resourced association claimed on Friday that it secured the requisite support among mechanic and related workers at American Airlines to call for a representation election. The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (amfa) filed what is known as an application for investigation for a representation dispute with the National Mediation Board (NMB) Friday afternoon.…

Local 514 Digest for the Week of November 13th 2020

Shop Stewards meetings: Monday, November 16, 2020 we will be holding Shop Stewards meetings in the Union Hall.    7:15am 11:45am   3:45pm This was scheduled as a Joint membership meeting for the month of November 2020. Due to the rise in Covid-19 infection here in Tulsa, we have chosen to limit the meetings size to Shop…