Category: Politics

TWU LEGISLATIVE ACTION: Support Flight Attendant 10 Hours Rest

With the FAA extension set to expire at the end of September, the House and Senate are working today to reach a final compromise on FAA reauthorization. While the House version of FAA reauthorization would guarantee flight attendants 10 hours rest, the Senate bill would allow for just 9 hours rest. Senate Republicans currently are…

TWU Support Petition for Operational Cabin Temperature

July 26, 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary 1200 New Jersey Ave SE Washington, DC 20590 RE: Petition to the Secretary of Transportation to Conduct Rule making to Prevent Incidents of Extreme On Board Temperature Conditions on Commercial Airplane Flights Petition Submitted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO Office of the…

Sign Shop Volunteers Needed – Saturday

The TWU Sign Shop will be making signs this Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We need your help putting signs together for Tim Gilpin (candidate for 1st Congressional District) and Ed Trumbull (candidate for OK House 5). The Sign Shop IS air conditioned and has a big screen TV. We need YOUR help to…

Update on FAA Reauthorization

As you know, the House and Senate have been considering their own versions of FAA reauthorization (H.R. 2997, S. 1405) for more than a year. Both bills had controversial provisions: the House privatized the air traffic control (ATC) system; the Senate reduced pilot training standards and prohibited trucker meal and rest breaks. House Action In…