Date: July 31, 2015
Memo: To All TWU AA Members
From: Garry Drummond, Director, Air Transport Division Re: Pre-funding Arbitration
The TWU Pre-funding Arbitration will take place on November 17 and 18, 2015, before Arbitrator Richard Bloch.
Our legal team has been fighting road blocks put up by the company regarding the scheduling of the hearing.
A-Check Heads Up
The FAA recently conducted an audited of 737 A checks. An item of concern from the FAA Inspectors is verifying the Emergency Equipment Location card P/N and the "Effective Emergency Equipment' on the cockpit door are one in the same and have an indelible mark on the cockpit to agree with the present P/N in the SEL (yellow book).
Survey shows growing U.S. shortage of skilled labor
MEGAN CASSELLA, REUTERS
POSTED: Monday, July 20, 2015, 12:05 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find skilled workers, according to a survey published on Monday, suggesting upward pressure on wage growth down the road.
Labor group disinvites Inslee over Boeing tensions
Lingering discord over big Boeing tax breaks and a worker pension freeze led state labor leaders to cancel a speaking invitation for Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.
Jim Brunner Seattle Times Political Reporter writes:Lingering resentment over big Boeing tax breaks led to a snub for Gov.