May 24, 2021
To the TWU Local 591 Membership:
On behalf of the Local 591 Executive Board, I would like to wish a Happy AMT Day to the AMTs in our Local. May 24th is a day set aside to celebrate the proud profession of the Aircraft Maintenance Technician. Thankfully, this AMT Day, when compared to last year, the airline industry has a much better outlook.
National Aviation Technician's Day
Today we celebrate AMT Day . Our profession is a unique one . With pride we put millions of people safely up in the air all over the Globe 24/7 . Millions of Nurses , policemen, firefighters worldwide but only 286 000 AMT's World wide taking care of millions of lives up in the air that trust our knowledge when they fly .
Local 591 EAP / Member Assistance
Credit IAM EAP, LAP
Resources for Families Coping with Mental and
Substance Use Disorders
(excerpts from SAMhSA.gov)
Every family is unique, but all families share a bond that can be used to support one another during trying
Workers' Memorial Day, also known as International Workers' Memorial Day or International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured, takes place annually around the world on April 28, an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured, or made unwell by their work.
Not to be confused with Memorial Day.
Sometimes our jobs and our personal lives can get a little stressful. We have an Employee Assistance Program that can help not only with stress but also with many other problems that life may bring to us.
The EAP is a consultation, information and referral service available for our members and their family. Our services are free, voluntary, and confidential.
Local 591 would like to welcome David SanMiguel to the position of DFW EAP Peer Coordinator. David was appointed after the EAP Committee reviewed several applicants for this position.
Job Description – Volunteer EAP Peer Coordinator
The Peer Coordinator advocates for the use of the Members Assistance Program by providing information to employees, their families, union representatives; and management as requested by the member. The Peer Coordinator also communicates regularly with the appropriate Regional Coordinator.
The Peer Coordinator provides support and encourages the employee to accept and follow through on Members Assistance Program/EAP recommendations.
The Peer Coordinator must understand the importance of confidentiality.
The Peer Coordinator will support the employee in the return to work process.
A basic understanding of employee benefits is required.