March 23, 2015
TO: AA Locals 501 - 591
RE: Negotiations Preparation Update
Dear Sisters and Brothers:
In conjunction with the work that has been done by the Local Presidents over the last few weeks, including our session in Baltimore, subcommittees have been established to reconcile differences between the TWU AA contracts and the IAM US Airways contracts.
Death on the Job Report from the AFL-CIO
[...] In 2012, 4,628 workers were killed on the job in the United States, and an estimated 50,000 died from occupational diseases, resulting in a loss of 150 workers each day from hazardous working conditions. Over the past four years, the job fatality rate has largely been unchanged with a rate of 3.4 deaths per 100,000 workers in 2012.
Linked below is an OpEd piece out of the Orange County Register on March 16, 2015 regarding the CBA between the International Longshore Workers Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).
When you read the corporatist sycophant's call for congress to bring the ILWU under the RLA - note why the shill is arguing for it.
American Airlines Joining The S&P 500, Analysts Bullish On U.S. Skies
American Airlines Group AAL +7.57% will join the S&P 500 Friday. The airline will replace Allergan AGN +1.21% after it is officially acquired byActavis in a deal expected to be completed Tuesday.
Jury award raises importance of aircraft maintenance, inspections
Ryan ClarkWednesday, March 04, 2015
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On Feb. 26, a California jury found an airplane mechanic liable for the crashing death of a Napa physician, awarding the victim's family $13.3 million.