TWU-IAM Association Wins Wage Hikes for30,000 at American Airlines
Article appearing on goiam.org Washington, D.C., August 5, 2016 – The TWU-IAM Association today announced it has reached an interim agreement with American Airlines to provide approximately 30,000 ground workers industry-leading wage rates, a lump sum payment and retirement improvements. Both sides will continue joint contract negotiations to resolve outstanding issues.
The TWU-IAM Association is an alliance between the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The Association was formed in 2013 following the merger of American Airlines and US Airways and opened negotiations to bargain single contracts for approximately 30,000 ground workers at American Airlines in December 2015.