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…

The Passing of Brother Gary Yingst

It is with a deeply devastated heart that we share with you the passing of our brother Gary Yingst. Tulsa World: July 10, 2019 Yingst, Gary Wayne “GY,” 60, American Airlines machinist, died Saturday, July 6. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, Life.Church, Jenks. Mark Griffith Westwood. Please keep his Family in your thoughts and prayers.…