Many things have and will be said about our pension by those who don’t want us to have strong Teamster representation at AA. We need to see through the misinformation and understand the facts about our pension and the retirement security we stand to gain as Teamsters. A message from the Teamsters Union explains the facts.
We have hit majority support for the Teamsters in Texas! AA mechanics and related in Texas have joined coworkers at 20 other AA maintenance stations nationwide by reaching a majority of cards signed for Teamster representation. A big state like Texas is a big win for our mechanic-driven movement for Teamster power. Click here to read the flier announcing majority Teamster support in Texas.
A “Know Your Rights” memorandum from the Teamsters Legal Department gives us all the facts we need to know about our rights under the RLA. This is an important tool that every mechanic should have on hand while organizing for our union as Teamsters while at work. Don’t let management get away with violating our rights! They cannot intimidate us or suppress our legally-protected efforts to become Teamsters. And they cannot discriminate against us over those who are organizing with the TWU or any other organization. Click here to read and print the document.
We are moving closer every day to winning powerful Teamster representation for AA mechanics and related. But this campaign is not just about aviation mechanics. As Title II employees, we are standing shoulder to shoulder with our Title I brothers and sisters. Title II employees face unique challenges and concerns. Take a look at the new factsheet on Title II mechanic issues and why it’s more important than ever to have Teamster representation for our Title II group. Click here for 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.