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      JCBA Update 02-24-17

      The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 20th in Dallas/Fort Worth.
      Download: Association JCBA Bulletin 02-24-17.pdf

      JCBA Update 02-17-17

      The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 13th in Orlando, Florida. This week the Association received the following counter proposals: Vacations – Substantial progress was made and the article has been tabled for the Association Executive Council.
      Download: Association JCBA Bulletin 02-17-17.pdf

      JCBA Update 01.27.17

      The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of January 23, 2017. This week the Association worked on the following proposals:   Reduction in Force – The proposal was passed from the Union to the Company. After much dialog, we are now awaiting the company’s response. Limited Duty – We reached a tentative agreement on this article.
      Download: Association JCBA Bulletin 1-27-17.pdf

      2016-2017 Profit Sharing Information

      American’s new profit sharing program will pay out in March based on what we earned in 2016. Now that we’ve shared our earnings for 2016, we know what you’re thinking – how is this going to work and what will my payout be? Let’s take a look.

      TWU JCBA Negotiations Update

      Brothers and Sisters: As many of you may have heard, we have reached a critical point in negotiations with the company. Following the interim wage agreement last fall, American Airlines has continued to stall and deploy divisive tactics inhibit the bargaining process.
      Download: 2017_January_23 Ltr to AA Members.pdf

      2017 Michael J Quill Scholarship

      Applications are now being accepted for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer fifteen (15) college-bound dependents of TWU members with a scholarship worth $4800.00. This scholarship will be paid out, per year in the amount of $1200.00 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four (4) year course.

      We have three additional scholarship contributors:

      1-Union Benefit Planners-eight (8) scholarships worth $2500.00 each.

      2-M3 Technology-five (5) scholarships worth $2000.00 each

      3-Vincent Pitta in Memory of J. Brian Dugan-two (2) scholarships worth $2500.00 each.

      All of the above sponsored scholarships will be paid out in the first year, as a single scholarship. Please visit www.twu.org for an application and for additional information and rules, including eligibility requirements.

      The deadline for all applications will be April 21, 2017; no applications postmarked after this date will be accepted - there will be no exceptions. Winners of the scholarships will be determined by a public drawing to be held in May. Winners will be notified by mail 5-7 days thereafter.

      The application can be downloaded from our "downloads" link under Member Resources.

      JCBA Negotiations Update February 24, 2017

      The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 20th in Dallas/Fort Worth.

      This week the Association received the following counter proposals: 

      • Hours of Work – upon receipt we studied the company’s proposal at length and formulated our detailed response

      The Association worked on the following proposals to the company to pass in the upcoming session:

      • Hours of Work
      • Reduction in Force
      • Overtime 

      Our next negotiating session is scheduled for the week of March 6th in Dallas/Fort Worth.

      Mark Baskett, William Fa, Mike Fairbanks, Tim Hughes, Steve Miller, Tim Murphy, Pat Rezler, Art Risley, Andre Sutton, Rodney Walker, Bill Wilson

      Current TA’s:
      Shift Differential - Preamble - Training, Travel Pay and Meal Per Diem - Grievance Procedures - Leaves of Absence - Meal Periods - Representation -  Field Work -  System Board of Adjustment  - Uniforms - Absence from Duty - No Strike No Lockout - Fitness for Duty - Bulletin Boards - Probation - Safety and Health - Purpose of Agreement - Termination of Employment - Shift Trades - Furlough Benefits - Work Schedules -Temporary Assignments - Voluntary Furlough - Limited Duty

      TWU International Equity Update

      We continue to receive questions concerning the American Airlines equity lawsuit. The latest update is below:

      The Cmpany and the lawyers representing the Early Out recepients made their arguments in front of Judge James R. Browning, on December 13, 2016. 

      According to the information available on the Appeals Court website a decision on these cases can take anywhere from 3 months to a year. Although, they also mention the fact there is no set timetable for a decision. 

      As information becomes available, we will share. 

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