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.
Podcast Call to Action on Extension of Payroll Support Program. Help our Sisters and Brothers who are facing furlough by demanding Congress passes an extension to the Payroll Support Program! https://www.local591podcast.
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.
Deadline Extended for the Voluntary Early-Out Program
Updated On: Aug 18, 2020
Voluntary Early-Out Program Zoom Meeting- August 3rd, 2020 @ 10: AM CDT
New! Deadline extended to Aug. 17 for voluntary leave and early out programs The deadline for the long-term voluntary leave of absence and voluntary early out programs for active, U.S.-based mainline represented team members, excluding pilots, has been extended to Aug. 17 at 11:59 p.m. CT. See JetNet for all details
On Monday, August 3rd at 10:00am CT, Mark Loeber, TWU retirement consultant, hosted another virtual meeting to discuss and educate those who are interested in registering for the recently announced Voluntary Early-Out Program (VEOP). We encourage all employees who are interested in registering for the VEOP, or who want more information on the VEOP, to watch this meeting.
During this meeting, Mark will be addressing the following details for the VEOP with 12-Month Payout Period option and the VEOP with Lump Sum option:
Payout Options (12-Month & Lump Sum)
Retiree Health Reimbursement Arrangement (RHRA)
Continued 401k contributions during VEOP
Vacation Time Payout
Sick Day Payout
Other subjects on retirement planning will be discussed as well. These subjects include: