The Words of Martin Luther King Jr. Reverberate in a Tumultuous Time
Credit : New York Times
Dr. King’s speeches have particular resonance today amid a year of sickness and death, Black Lives Matter protests and the storming of the Capitol.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 16, 2021
AMERICAN TO CONDUCT RECALLS
With the recent approval of the Payroll Support Program (PSP2), we have been working to make sure Association represented employees who were impacted in the October reductions are recalled in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreements.
To: All TWU Local Officers and MembersFrom: Alex Garcia, International Executive Vice President
Re: 2021 Michael J. Quill Scholarship Program
Date: January 13, 2021
Applications are now being accepted for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer fifteen (15) college-bound dependents of TWU members a scholarship worth $4800.00.
TWU/IAM Association Leads on Relief for Transportation Employees
December 21, 2020
After months of delays and false promises, Congress has finally agreed to another round of much needed COVID economic relief.
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Below is an opinion for those members in Local 591 who are not AMT's:
The law applies to all airline employees (and employees of airline contractors) in terms of PEOPLE covered. In terms of PROTECTED ACTIVITY it applies to federal standards applicable to air carrier safety.
For certain that would apply to stores clerks who are told to issue the wrong part or otherwise make do with something that does not conform to an applicable maintenance manual.
Automotive and facilities I guess gives me a bit of pause in terms of air carrier safety. But, for example, if the FAA requires that the carrier adopt procedures for the maintenance of facilities or baggage-related vehicles, then they would certainly be covered with respect to resisting violations of such FAA-required standards.
Moreover, I imagine anyone -- automotive and facilities included -- might get involved with airport/aircraft security issues if they are in a SIDA area.
(a) Discrimination against airline employees. No air carrier or contractor or subcontractor of an air carrier may discharge an employee or otherwise discriminate against an employee with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because the employee (or any person acting pursuant to a request of the employee)--
(1) provided, caused to be provided, or is about to provide (with any knowledge of the employer) or cause to be provided to the employer or Federal Government information relating to any violation or alleged violation of any order, regulation, or standard of the Federal Aviation Administration or any other provision of Federal law relating to air carrier safety under this subtitle [49 USCS §§ 40101 et seq.] or any other law of the United States;