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  • Air Transport September 10, 2013

    Flight Attendants Join Together on Capitol Hill in Effort to Close Funding Gap

    In 2002, Congress authorized the creation of a national memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, as part of the National Park System, to honor the crewmembers and passengers of Flight 93 who, on September 11, 2001, gave their lives to prevent an attack on the United States Capitol. This national memorial, marking the final resting place of

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  • Air Transport June 20, 2013

    Teamsters Isolated

    “At a time when the labor movement – and more importantly, its membership – is under constant attack in Washington, at the state and local government level and on the job, these raids are weakening our movement and should not be tolerated,” said TTD President Ed Wytkind. “This is of course a very challenging time

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  • Air Transport June 7, 2013

    NMB Sets Election Dates

    The National Mediation Board (NMB) today announced the dates for the representation election to be conducted for the Mechanic and Related class and craft at US Airways. The NMB will mail voting instructions to eligible voters on July 8, 2013.  Voting will be conducted by Telephone Electronic Voting and Internet Voting.  The votes will be

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  • Air Transport June 6, 2013

    NMB Authorizes Election at US Airways

    “The Teamsters have a history of promising long and delivering short,” said General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “Not to mention the $3 million of dues money spent for federal oversight due to corruption and the financial implosion of Teamster sponsored pension plans, which has prompted the Teamsters to seek to cut the retirement benefits of

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  • Air Transport May 14, 2013

    Transport Workers and Machinists Unions to Jointly Represent Ground Workers at the “New” American Airlines

    “I am proud that our two great unions put the members first in a true demonstration of solidarity,” said IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger. “These agreements protect our members’ representation, pensions and seniority. Working jointly with the TWU, we will ensure both unions’ members are rewarded in this merger.” “This agreement allows us to use

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