Category: Negotiations

Association Update 8-13-2019

Court Issues Permanent Injunction Court Issues Permanent Injunction On August 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Permanent Injunction applicable to the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO, and the Airlines Mechanic and Related Employee Association, TWU/IAM, and to…

Notice of Permanent Injunction

On August 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Permanent Injunction. The following statement from IAM, TWU, and the Association’s most senior leaders, including Sito Pantoja, Alex Garcia, and John Samuelsen, is made to all mechanic and related employees pursuant to the Permanent Injunction: The Court now has…

NMB Calls for Status Meeting

The National Mediation Board (NMB) today called for status meetings among the highest-ranking principles in the TWU-IAM Association & American Airlines negotiations. On August 15, 2019 the Association leaders will meet with the three members of the NMB at 10:00 am and the Company representatives will meet with the same NMB members at 1:00pm. This…

NMB to American Workers: “Drop Dead”

Schedules, Then Cancels Negotiations The Association had been demanding the Company meet with or without the NMB to resume and complete our negotiations. The National Mediation Board (NMB) after a long period of delay finally scheduled negotiations for American Airlines and the TWU/IAM Associations for July 16, 17 and 18 in Washington, DC. The session…

FAA has Safety issue over Court Order

July 15, 2019 To All Association Members: The attachment to this bulletin is the Association response to the letter 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…

TRO Required Notice to Members – 7-10-2019

On July 10, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued an Order modifying the terms of the existing Temporary Restraining Order. The following statement from the Association’s most senior Union leaders, including Sito Pantoja, Alex Garcia, and John Samuelsen, is made pursuant to that July 10 Order: Despite the Temporary…

FAA Letter

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…

Final Judgment Permanent Injunction – Updated 8-12-2019

          MEMORANDUM July 11, 2019 To All TWU Local Presidents, Vice Presidents, Secretary Treasurers, Board Members and Local Leaders at American Airlines: The Transport Workers Union of America expresses in the strongest terms that every TWU local union and labor leader at American Airlines must comply with the Federal Court order…