Covid-19 Crisis Update Video with TWU International President John Samuelsen
City by city, industry by industry, TWU members are on the frontlines of the Covid-19 fight nationwide.
Please watch today's video message from TWU International President John Samuelsen on our union's tireless efforts to support our members in this global crisis.
March 27, 2020
Implementation Agreement Reached
The Association and American Airlines have reached an agreement covering implementation of certain elements of the JCBAs. The following items cover pay, retirement and certain benefits that are most important to our membership:
March 26, 2020
TWU-IAM Ratifies New Contracts at American Airlines
The TWU-IAM Association today announced its American Airlines membership overwhelmingly ratified contracts covering more than 30,000 Mechanic & Related (including Maintenance Control Technicians & Maintenance Training Specialists), Fleet Service and Material Logistics Specialists/Stores members.
March 18, 2020
RE: Coronavirus update - Government Affairs
Dear Local Presidents,
As we continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to update you on the efforts our government affairs team have undertaken to protect TWU members’ health, safety, and jobs.
Voluntary Leave of Absence Option for 2020
Dear Tim and Mike:
We are pleased the Company and the Association have been able to come to an
agreement regarding a voluntary leave of absence (VLOA) option for eligible Association
represented employees for 2020.
March 7, 2020
Association Concluding JCBA Review
This week, TWU-IAM Association representatives continued the process of reviewing tentatively agreed to Joint Contract language. Late Friday evening, the Executive Committee finalized the remaining documents necessary to put the contracts together for membership review, before ballots are cast.
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.