Republican Senators on Monday introduced a bill that would give the ailing airline industry more than $28 billion in additional aid as carriers get ready to cut more than 30,000 jobs as early as next month.
Airlines have struggled throughout the coronavirus pandemic, racking up billions in losses, while a significant rebound in travel demand has yet to materialize.
September 16, 2020
The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin The Honorable Mark Meadows
Secretary Chief of Staff
U.S. Department of the Treasury The White House
Washington, D.C. 20220 Washington, D.C. 20500
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Mitch McConnell
Speaker Majority Leader
U.S. House of Representatives U.S.
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September 11, 2020
TO: Air Division Locals 501 –592
RE: 9/11 Anniversary
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Today we reflect on this nineteenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. We remember the lives of those who perished, were injured, or lost loved ones in New York, Shanksville, and the Pentagon.
September 7, 2020
To the Local 591 Membership:
According to the Department of Labor, Labor Day…is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contribution’s workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
The National Mediation Board (NMB) today called for status meetings among the highest-ranking principles in the TWU-IAM Association & American Airlines negotiations. On August 15, 2019 the Association leaders will meet with the three members of the NMB at 10:00 am and the Company representatives will meet with the same NMB members at 1:00pm. :
This is an opportunity for frank dialogue between the two negotiating parties and NMB members. The Association has demanded movement from both American Airlines and the NMB, and is pleased this meeting has finally been called. No other meetings or negotiations are scheduled at this time. :
Further developments will be reported when they are known.