TWU Local 591 Proposed Bylaws Amendment
July 3, 2020
Brothers and Sisters,
Per the TWU Local 591 Bylaws Article XI-B the Following Bylaws Amendment proposal is being posted for TWU Local 591 Members to review, comment and provide feedback. The TWU Local 591 Executive Board to review all comments and feedback before any determination is made.
Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy and Leader Schumer:
On behalf of the hundreds of thousands of aviation professionals that we collectively represent, we appreciate your efforts to help keep the airline industry afloat during the healthcare and
economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act saved jobs through the Payroll Support Program (PSP) that allocated $32 billion in payroll grants to commercial
May 24, 2020
To the TWU Local 591 Membership:
I want to start by wishing, on behalf of the Local 591 Executive Board, a happy AMT Day to our Local’s AMTs. May 24th is a day set aside to celebrate the proud profession of the Aircraft Maintenance Technician. For too long, our proud profession has not been recognized for our efforts, skill and
Memorial Day is about remembering and honoring every single man and woman who has died for our freedoms -- men and women who were mommies and daddies, sons and daughters, husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, patriots, incredible Americans and really, really great friends.
You want to honor and celebrate patriotism and the military this Memorial Day.
Attention TWU and IAM M&R and MLS members:
Due to the continuing challenges of the pandemic, integrated seniority list issues, Avionics clarifications, and other outstanding related challenges, the Association M&R and MLS Representation Committee and American Airlines have, by mutual agreement, agreed to delay the scheduled May 2020 re-bid for the AMT, GSE/FAC and the MLS Classifications.
May 13, 2020
TWU/IAM SYSTEM SENIORITY PROTEST
As required by the recently ratified Association CBAs, American Airlines has posted the updated seniority lists for all classifications. That posting can be found on JetNet at https://people.aa.com/sm/reports/twuiam_seniority/.
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.