The Teamsters Union is the only union with the reliable power, resources and experience to negotiate us a good pension in the merged airline. We decide—the Teamsters Union is the only union that offers us a choice of pension plans. (Read more).
With a strong track record of fighting for and winning safe, stable pensions, the Teamsters are our best choice to secure a retirement plan at the new combined carrier. Get the facts on our pension at US Airways. Click here to read the factsheet.
The recent top-down deal struck between the TWU and the IAM to jointly represent mechanics and related at the merging American Airlines and US Airways fails to address the serious concerns of their own members, including years of weak representation and concessionary bargaining.
An announcement is expected to be made shortly about a deal between the TWU and the IAM to jointly represent us at the newly-merged American Airlines. Mechanics and related at both airlines have endured years of concessions and devastating setbacks due to the weak representation we have suffered under the TWU and IAM. Now these two failing unions are coming together to force an even more colossal failure upon us.