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TWU 556 Negotiating Team

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Your TWU Local 556 Negotiating Team (NT) returned to the bargaining table with Southwest Airlines Management this week during a two-day session, hosted at the Union Office on October 1 & 2. Attorney Jeff Bott, of the law firm Phillips, Richard and Rind, P.A., assisted us at the table. Your NT continued the fight to […]
Author: TWU 556
Posted: October 5, 2014, 11:10 pm
The TWU Local 556 Negotiating Team (NT) met with Southwest Airlines Management for three days of intense bargaining on September 10, 11 and 12. I am pleased to report that we have reached Tentative Agreements (TA’s) on four additional Articles: 12 – Exchange of Trips, 13 – Uniforms, 29 – Domiciles, and 33 – Commuter […]
Author: TWU 556
Posted: September 15, 2014, 7:04 pm
Thank you for keeping up with your Negotiating Team (NT).   We just finished two productive days at the table. We had good discussions over Articles 11 – Reserve, 12 – Exchange of Trips, 13 – Uniforms, 14 -Vacations, and 28 – Scheduling Policy.  We return to the table quickly on August 27, and will be working […]
Author: TWU 556
Posted: August 25, 2014, 3:30 pm
The TWU Local 556 Negotiating Team (NT) returns to the bargaining table with Southwest Airlines Management this week, on July 30-31. We expect to have productive negotiations as we continue to work through several complex and interconnected Articles during this two-day bargaining session. We anticipate continued discussions on Articles 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 32. We […]
Author: TWU 556
Posted: July 30, 2014, 7:35 pm
What, me worry? (Or How I learned to LUV My Contract!) Bill Holcomb is an Oakland-based Flight Attendant and a Member of the TWU Local 556 Negotiating Team. Many of us have heard of, or seen, the new short-term and long-term disability programs provided for non-contract (non-Unionized) Employees here at Southwest Airlines. Some of you […]
Author: TWU 556
Posted: July 28, 2014, 10:16 pm
Our TWU Local 556 Negotiating Team (NT) met with the Southwest Airlines Management on July 8 and 9. Management presented their proposals concerning Article 8-Hours of Service, Article 9-Additional Flying, Article 11-Reserve, and Article 28-Scheduling Policy, followed by productive discussions between the parties. We presented our proposals on Articles 8, 9, and 11 the following […]
Author: TWU 556
Posted: July 11, 2014, 4:27 pm
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