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UNIONS REPRESENTING U.S. FLIGHT ATTENDANTS CALL ON DOT

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reject an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by Norwegian Air International (NAI).
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Talks between American Airlines, Envoy pilots end without deal

The head of Envoy Air’s pilot union told members Friday that the latest effort to reach a deal with parent American Airlines Group has ended without an agreement. The breakdown likely means that 40 larger regional jets on order will likely go to another carrier unless management relents.
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Weekly Update for August 23, 2014

1. C.W.A. vote for agents: With the merger process in full swing, legacy AA agents have to decide if they want to be represented by a Union again. The legacy US agents belong to the C.W.A./I.B.T. (Communication Workers of America/ Teamsters) and the National Mediation Board has called for a vote on whether the agents and reservations agents want to join the Union.
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Q & A on Preferential Hiring

Here is a Q & A on the “Preferential Hiring Opportunity” letter of agreement (provides an employee, who has been laid-off or displaced by their carrier, the ability to be to be hired at the other carrier, if an external vacancy exists, at the city where they were laid-off/displaced from.
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Download: QA Pref Hire 1 5.pdf

Retirees picket outside of American headquarters

Over a hundred American Airlines retirees gathered outside of the airline's Fort Worth headquarters on Wednesday, protesting changes to their travel benefits. Chanting "AA, what do you say! Retirees are here to stay!" and holding signs that read "equal rights for retirees," the retirees walked up and down Amon Carter Boulevard.
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The Local received word this morning that former T.W.U. Local 512 President Joy Calloway has passed away after a long illness. Joy served from 1997-2000. At this time we have no details about any services, but will share that information when we have it. Our condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends at this difficult time.

A.A. bus schedule's are now available in the DOWNLOADS section. 
 


Labor Day is the unofficial end of the summer holiday season. While the day honors the hardworking men and women who make this nation go and grow, the weekend also gives us a chance for one more big backyard barbecue blowout. Here’s some union-made food and drink to get your barbecue off to a great start.

Text MADE to 235246 for more union-made-in-America product lists. 

Our list comes courtesy of Union Plus, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's website Labor 411


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Chicago workers' compensation lawyers

The Law Offices of Corti & Aleksy, PC,  Call (312) 782-8372

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