As most of you are aware of the ongoing issue with the Coronavirus or COVID-19, demand for flights has collapsed across the globe amid growing fears about the outbreak, and President Trump has just declared a National Emergency.
Agreements in Principle
January 30, 2020,
After more than four years of bargaining, the TWU-IAM Association is proud to announce we have reached Agreements in Principle with American Airlines for five new joint collective bargaining agreements (JCBAs) worth $4.
On August 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Permanent Injunction. The following statement from IAM, TWU, and the Association’s most senior leaders, including Sito Pantoja, Alex Garcia, and John Samuelsen, is made to all mechanic and related employees pursuant to the Permanent Injunction
TWU Local 568 would like to invite you to our monthly membership meeting. Bring a coworker with you and get informed on all the latest news and situations regarding our workplace. Please make it a priority to partake and have your voice heard, get involved and be informed #TWU568STRONG
2019 TWU LOCAL 568 ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC PICTURES &VIDEO
Brothers and Sisters of Local 568!
We want to send a huge THANK YOU to all the 568 members for coming out to celebrate this year's annual picnic.
FLOC MEETING IN MIAMI WAS A SUCCESS!
Members of the TWU Future Leaders Organizing Committee (FLOC) met August 6-8 in Miami, the event was planned and hosted by TWU Local 568.
During the first day of the conference, the committee received a special visit from guest speaker Mrs. Se'Adoreia "CeeCee" Brown, President of AFSCME Local 199.
Six talented young leaders of our very own Local 568, represented us at The Future Leaders Organizing Committee Conference in DFW, from December 3rd to the 5th, Jarrod Gillen, Raul Perez, Eric Espaillat, Leonel Iglesias, Alvaro Morales and, Christian Morin met with other young leaders from different locals to discuss various topics affecting young workers and...
APPLY NOW FOR THE 2020 MICHAEL J. QUILL SCHOLARSHIP FUND.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are extending the scholarship application deadline to May 24th.
You can find more details and the application at www.twu.org
The union has been honoring our founder with these scholarships since 1969. Quill Scholarship awards have benefited hundreds of TWU families.
2019 TWU Local 568's Holiday Party
On Saturday, December 14, 2019, TWU Local 568 held its annual Holiday Party for the enjoyment of our membership, an event that many members have been looking forward to for many years. It was our honor to bring the Holiday party back to the membership.
TWU LOCAL 568's Political Committee.
A new Political Committee has been established, and a delegation of members from Local 568 was sent to meet with local legislators. This delegation was sent to lobby at the South Florida AFL-CIO legislative breakfast, where they met with local legislators and discussed several essential airport issues and challenges.
Critical weather approaching MIA?
Log on to the MIA Radar to stay updated and safe.
After some discussion with the company, we were able to release the login details for the MIA Lighting detection system for the benefit of the membership. Do not wait for the ramp to be closed to take cover; if you feel unsafe do not hesitate and look for shelter.