Tomorrow (July 16), TWU International President John Samuelsen will testify before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to talk about the state of aviation safety.
He will discuss the safety concerns of frontline workers. Other witnesses include representatives of the families of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, labor leaders, and the National Transportation Safety Board.
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.
The latest Association Bulletin is attached here as well as correspondence from the FAA, please read both. The FAA stresses that “a breakdown in the relationship …(American and the Union)…raises concerns about the ongoing effectiveness of the airline’s safety management system”….