PLEASE take the time to get the facts from the podcast and Mr. Samuelsen's testimony....
This is our fight and the fight for the passengers and crews too.
“I do not think the government should permit airlines to
offshore heavy maintenance. While doing so undoubtedly saves money, it does so at the expense of good jobs we need here in the States.
Give this a watch.....on Jetnet......see how Doug views the Association Members and our legal battle. Oh and by the way just some Doug facts: work history - 1986-1991 American Airlines Financial Management, 1991-1995 Northwest Airlines, 1995-2001 America West, 2001-2005 U.S. Airways, and you know the rest from there.
The NMB scheduled negotiations between the Association and American Airlines and then canceled. No new dates have been scheduled, remember we can still negotiate without the NMB’s direction to do so.
This delay only reinforces the Company’s strategy of dragging out the negotiations in the hopes that we will settle for their concessionary proposals.
Please read this Update and letter to the FAA. As you remember on June 24, 2019 the FAA sent out a letter to Isom and the TWU Leadership expressing some of their concerns regarding the litigation the Company has brought upon us - well Alex Garcia (TWU Executive VP) and Sito Pantoja (General VP IAM) have responded.