• October 17, 2019
    Upcoming Events
    Membership Meeting
    Nov 21, 2019
    Hyatt Place 6550 S. Cicero Ave. Chicago, IL 60638
    Important Links
    AMFA Local 4 Twitter
    Funeral Notification
    Online Voting
    FAA Hotline Reporting
    AMFA National Twitter
    AMFA Safety Intiative
    National Mediation board
    US House of Representatives
    US Senate
    A&P License Address Change
    U.S. Dept. of Labor
    Whistle Blower Fact Sheet
    GrievTrac
    National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
    GSA Per Diem Rates
    Affiliates
    AMFA National
    AMFA Local 11
    AMFA Local 14
    AMFA Local 18
    AMFA Local 32
    UnionActive Newswire
     
    Join the Newswire!
    Updated: Oct. 16 (21:03)

    UAW Reaches Tentative Agreement With GM, Touts ‘Major Gains’
    Teamsters local 570
    Candidates Grow Bolder on Labor, and Not Just Sanders
    Teamsters local 570
    UAW Reaches Tentative Agreement With GM, Touts ‘Major Gains’
    Teamsters Local 355
    Protecting the right to organize Colorado
    CWA Local 7777
    UAW Reaches Tentative Agreement With GM, Touts ‘Major Gains’
    Teamsters Local 992
    Candidates Grow Bolder on Labor, and Not Just Sanders
    Teamsters Local 992
     
         
    Action Center
  • Memo: AMFA-SWA Lawsuit Mediation
    Updated On: Aug 08, 2019

    Dear Members:

    Yesterday, Wednesday August 7, 2019, AMFA representatives met in Dallas, TX to participate in a pre-scheduled settlement mediation conference with representatives of Southwest Airlines.

    This mediation was held after AMFA agreed, at the conclusion of the last round of collective

    bargaining, to Southwest Airlines (“Company”)’s request to use mediation in an attempt to resolve the three federal lawsuits in federal court. Two of these were filed by Company against AMFA, AMFA Local 11, and numerous union officers, and one was a lawsuit filed by AMFA against the Company. In two of the Company’s lawsuits, AMFA has also filed counterclaims against the Company and a senior executive.

    AMFA attended the mediation with seven union officers, legal and costing advocates, in person, with full authority to resolve all claims. AMFA approached the mediation in good faith in hope that the parties could get out of court and move forward. The Company appeared with three representatives in person.

    The content of the mediation is confidential, but the outcome is not. No agreement was reached in the mediation. This is not the outcome that AMFA wanted in order to move forward in a positive direction. We hoped that both sides would have dismissed their legal claims and paid their own costs, expectation that was voiced for most of the long years of bargaining. Instead, demands, that in the opinion of your representatives were non-starters, were insisted upon.

    All lawsuits are currently stayed, but on September 1, 2019, without a settlement all lawsuits will return to an active status. AMFA regrets that it now has no choice and is obligated to return to court to defend its and your interests.

    Sincerely,

    Bret Oestreich National Director


    Download:


  • AMFA Local 4
    9624 S. Cicero Ave No. 356
    Oak Lawn IL 60453

    Copyright © 2019.
    All Rights Reserved.

    Powered By UnionActive



  • Top of Page image