- Southwest Airlines Co. pilots will vote on a tentative labor agreement in October, after union leaders voted to send it to membership but decided not to endorse or reject the offer.
- DALLAS — The president of the pilots' union at Southwest Airlines expects most of the union's directors to vote against a new tentative contract with the nation's fourth-biggest airline. Also in NBC 5 Dallas.
- The TWU Veterans Committee will once again support Operation Military Embrace’s annual “Operation Free PX” drive, which collects clothing, household items and funds for wounded warriors recovering at San Antonio Military Medical Center in Texas
- Jeff Smisek, the embattled CEO of United Continental, stepped down from his post on Tuesday amid a long-simmering federal probe into his relationship with the Port Authority. Also covered in Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Washington Post, NY Times, Politico, and Asbury Park Press.
Local 252 is happy to announced the Ratification of a Contract between First Student of Center Moriches and TWU Local 252 last night 9/17/15. There was overwhelming support for the negotiating team throughout the process resulting in the overwhelming majority ratifying a contract that gives increases in all categories of the contract.
With Guardian Bus’ Union Meeting already scheduled, we were called upon to help our brother Local 225 (Grey Lines Bus Corp.) in Manhattan when an outside union petitioned for a representation vote which will be held this Friday. So we sent our representatives and I am happy to report that there was a strong show of support by TWU members from all area TWU Locals!
Message from President Debra A. Hagan
Local 252’s Aflac representative will have open enrollment hours at Aflac Office September 24th 8:30am – 1:30pm, 3pm – 7pm located at 4250 Veteran’s Hwy Suite 1015 West, Holbrook , N.Y. 11741 across from airport.
Aflac will be attending October union meetings to answer questions and enroll anyone who can’t make September 24th.