Category: Negotiations

Negotiations Update

Federally-mediated negotiations between the TWU-IAM Association and American Airlines continued this week in Washington, D.C. At the request of the NMB, the parties have agreed to keep details of our discussions confidential. The National Mediation Board scheduled negotiations to continue next week in Washington, and we are hopeful that progress is made then.   Association…

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…

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…

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American Airlines stock has dropped to near-historic lows under the leadership of CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom. Now analyst predict AA stock value could drop even lower because Parker and Isom have abandoned the bargaining table and instead have chosen a path which may lead to a lawful strike under the Railway Labor…

Association Letter to R. Isom

June 6, 2019 Robert Isom President, American Airlines 4333 Amon Carter Blvd. Maildrop 5608 Fort Worth, TX 76155   Mr. Isom: On May 21, at a Company ‘town hall meeting’, you made a commitment to TWU International President John Samuelsen to send your negotiators back to the negotiating table. As you are well aware, this…