Dear AMFA Members:

Mandatory vaccine policies have in many ways added to the stress of the ongoing pandemic, and many of you have expressed your frustration to AMFA leadership about this divisive and sensitive matter. This message is not an update nor is it a change in course for AMFA…


October 18, 2021
Via electronic mail

Russell McCrady
Southwest Airlines Co.
Russell.Mccrady@wnco.com

Re: Good Faith Negotiation of Accommodation of Disability/Religious Beliefs Related to COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

Ref. 1) Letter, via email, Will Abbott to Mike Van De Ven, Kurt Kinder, and Russell McCrady, October 4, 2021
2) Letter, via email, Russell…


October 14, 2021

Participants for AMFA:
Bret Oestreich –National Director
Gene Painter –Asst. National Director
Earl Clark — Chairman and Region I Director
Bobby Shipman — Airline Representative, Local 14

Participants for Horizon Air:
Peggy Willingham — VP, People, Labor & Strategy
Jeremy Ellison — Sr. Labor Relations BP
Baron Converse — MD…


Dear Members:

Recently, both Alaska Air Group Inc. and Southwest Airlines announced they are subject to legal obligation, as federal contractors, to require employees to submit to a compulsory vaccination process that must be completed by December 8, 2021.

Please see the following documents issued by the White House and…


Dear American Airlines Mechanics and Related Employees:

On September 29, 2021, the National Mediation Board (NMB) issued its decision on the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association’s (AMFA) Motion for Reconsideration of the NMB’s Decision on AMFA’s Appeal of the NMB Investigator’s Rulings regarding the challenges and objections made to the proposed…


September 7, 2021

Dear American Airlines Mechanics and Related Employees:

Today, AMFA filed a Motion for Reconsideration with the National Mediation Board (NMB) in response to the NMB’s determination on NMB Case No. R-7557. The supposed neutral NMB investigation established that AMFA failed to support its [sic] application with the…


Dear Ms. Montgomery:

The airline industry, including Southwest Airlines (SWA), has experienced tremendous growth in flights this summer as people emerge from the Covid lockdowns. The problem has been that the available staffing to fly, attend, and maintain those flights has not kept pace with the growth in the daily…


Dear Captain Murray:

The airline industry, including Southwest Airlines (SWA), has experienced tremendous growth in flights this summer as people emerge from the Covid lockdowns. The problem has been that the available manpower to fly, attend, and maintain those flights has not kept pace with the growth in flight. To…


Centennial, Colo. — August 13, 2021 — Today, The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is proud to announce that it has filed for union representation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) on behalf of the Aircraft Maintenance Controllers at JetBlue.

“AMFA is elated that this workgroup has placed its confidence…


Dear American Airlines’ Mechanics and Related Employees:

On June 25, 2021, the National Mediation Board’s (NMB) Investigator issued extensive rulings regarding the challenges and objections filed by the TWU/IAM Association and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) to the December 4, 2020, proposed Eligibility List of American Airlines containing 13,211…

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