American Airlines Group said Monday it has combined the cargo divisions of American Airlines and US Airways under a single air waybill, making that area the first operational unit to be combined following the US Airways-American merger of December 2013.
“Today is the culmination of a lot of hard work by our cargo employees,” American Airlines Cargo president Jim Butler said.
TWU International President Harry Lombardo has called an Ebola safety and preparedness summit meeting of local leadership, International Representatives, and Safety Reps for this Thursday at the TWU International Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Up until this point, TWU Divisions have been engaged independently at all levels in protecting the interests and safety of the membership.
1. Ebola Update: As concern about this outbreak continues to grow, information is coming out from more and more sources. While that is true, the message seems to be the same. Don't panic, learn more about the disease and get prepared for what to do IF it makes it's way to Chicago.
American Airlines told employees on Thursday that it has reviewed its policies and procedures related to contagious diseases and created a task force to address concerns related to Ebola.
In a company newsletter American said it has not needed to change or update procedures in place for infectious disease control. It is also answering employee questions through a central email address.
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