Category: Politics

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…

Legislative Update

Update on FAA Reauthorization As you know, every several years Congress must renew the FAA and aviation programs. Congress has been unable to enact a reauthorization measure since the previous law expired in October 2015. Since then, Congress has passed a series of extensions to keep the FAA and aviation programs running. The current extension…

Working People’s Day of Action February 24, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphians gathered to end a system rigged against working people. The “Working People’s Day of Action” rally brought several organizational leaders together at Clayborn Temple Saturday. This comes as the Supreme Court prepares to hear a case that could take away working people’s freedom to have strong unions. Participants say they will build…

Time for us to show support – Janus vs. AFSCME

Local 514, This month, the Supreme Court will hear Janus v. AFSCME Council 31—a case brought by corporate elites to further rig the rules against working people. We need your voice to be heard against these wealthy special interests. Sign the petition to tell the Supreme Court: Protect working people’s voice on the job!Primary Fifty…

Message from Local 514 President, Dale Danker

All, It doesn’t matter if you’re registered as a Republican, Democrat or Independent please take or make opportunities to tell our elected representatives to fight to keep American jobs in America. Yesterday I had the opportunity to walk the Tulsa base with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. She was very approachable and easy to talk to.…