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      AMFA-SWA AMT Survey Notice

      AMFA – SWA Aircraft Maintenance Technician Survey Notice The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations. This survey will be conducted via the TrueBallot Inc., WebVote® system.
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      Download: 20170323_AMFA_SWA_AMT_Survey_Notice[1].pdf

      AMFA-SWA Alternate OLR Nomination Notice

      March 9, 2017          Nomination Notice Alternate AMFA?SWA Outsourcing Liaison Representative AMFA National is accepting nominations for an election to fill the position of Alternate AMFA?Southwest Airlines (SWA) Outsourcing Liaison Representative.
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      Union Busting Playbook Explained by a Professional Union Buster

      Martin J. Levitt the author of Confessions of a Union Buster and ex. Professional Union Buster exposes the dirty tricks that elevated him to the top of his profession and that have transformed the war on organized labor into a billion-dollars-per-year industry.
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      NEC Station Visit

      February 19, 2017 To all Local 4 Members in MDW: The NEC and Local 4 Officers will be visiting MDW for a station visit on Wednesday and Thursday February 22nd and February 23rd. The visit will commence on Wednesday in the early afternoon, and will continue throughout the day and into the night.
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      Download: MDW Station visit Announcement.pdf

      NEC Station Visit

      February 19, 2017 To all Local 4 Members in MKE: The NEC and Local 4 Officers will be visiting MKE for a station visit on Tuesday February 21, 2017. We will be there early in the afternoon and reach out to all members and shifts of those who are scheduled to work.
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      Download: MKE Station visit Announcement.pdf


      The 2016 AMFA Local 4 Officer Election Results are in and have been witnessed and certified by Ballot Point Services.
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      Download: AMFA Local 4 2016 LEC Election results.pdf
      The AMFA Negotiating Committee will begin issuing Fact Sheets pertaining to the AMFA-SWA Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Contract Negotiations. We will start this Fact Sheet series by listing the articles and items that remain to be resolved:
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      Download: AMFA_SWA AMT Neg Fact Sheet 5 Art 15 Wage Rates.pdf , 20161101 AMFA-SWA AMT Neg Fact Sheet 1 REV1.pdf
      To: AMFA Locals and Members Re: National Director’s Monthly Update for February 2017 Date: February 28, 2017 Dear Members: Enhancing communication has been a top priority for the National Executive Council (NEC) since taking office this past October. We have done a system-wide quest to update member contact information at both the Local and National levels. We are very pleased with the daily increase in the number of registrations with the National Website, AMFA App downloads, and the social media invitation acceptances.
      Read More...
      Download: 20170228 ND_Monthly_Update_Oestreich[2].pdf
      Awareness has been raised regarding damage to cargo panels as there are several maintenance documents that direct Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) to inspect the cargo compartment panels for damage. The primary concern when inspecting these panels is the aspect of fire containment. The Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM) gives damage limitations and should be consulted when investigating any damage that has been noted. At Southwest there are maximum damage limits within the B737NG AMM for damage that may be repaired. Attention to tape condition is also important in sealing the cargo compartments to minimize the oxygen amount.
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      Download: 20170214_Compliance_Reminder_Misc[1].pdf
      August 1, 2016 – On the heels of the Southwest Airlines historic system meltdown, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) has joined with the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) in conducting a vote of “No Confidence” in SWA Executives, particularly its Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly and Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven.
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      Download: SWA Vote of No Confidence Aug 2016[1].pdf
      Dear AMFA–SWA Members: As you know, AMFA is currently engaged in collective bargaining with Southwest Airlines pursuant to the Railway Labor Act (RLA). The RLA mandates that the parties are required to refrain from “self help” until released by the National Mediation Board (“NMB”) from mediation and a thirty-day cooling off period has expired. This means that during the negotiating process Southwest is prohibited from initiating a lockout or unilaterally changing the terms of our collective bargaining agreement. Southwest is also prohibited from implementing a divide and conquer strategy based on direct negotiations with our members. Based on our determination that Southwest has violated its legal obligation in this regard, we have commenced litigation against the carrier in federal court.
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      Download: Nat Dir to SWA Mmbrs - 2-11-17.pdf
      AMFA is proud to introduce the New AMFA Smart Phone App! Here you'll find the latest news, updates, and relevant information regarding the Association including the Facebook and Twitter feeds. The AMFA App is available in both Apple and Android formats. To download the app click here from your smartphone or navigate to the following from your smartphones browser http://apps.unionactive.
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      The 2016 AMFA Local 4 Officer Election Results are in and have been witnessed and certified by Ballot Point Services.
      Read More...
      Download: AMFA Local 4 2016 LEC Election results.pdf
      The AMFA Negotiating Committee will begin issuing Fact Sheets pertaining to the AMFA-SWA Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Contract Negotiations. We will start this Fact Sheet series by listing the articles and items that remain to be resolved:
      Read More...
      Download: AMFA_SWA AMT Neg Fact Sheet 5 Art 15 Wage Rates.pdf , 20161101 AMFA-SWA AMT Neg Fact Sheet 1 REV1.pdf
      To: AMFA Locals and Members Re: National Director’s Monthly Update for February 2017 Date: February 28, 2017 Dear Members: Enhancing communication has been a top priority for the National Executive Council (NEC) since taking office this past October. We have done a system-wide quest to update member contact information at both the Local and National levels. We are very pleased with the daily increase in the number of registrations with the National Website, AMFA App downloads, and the social media invitation acceptances.
      Read More...
      Download: 20170228 ND_Monthly_Update_Oestreich[2].pdf
      Awareness has been raised regarding damage to cargo panels as there are several maintenance documents that direct Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) to inspect the cargo compartment panels for damage. The primary concern when inspecting these panels is the aspect of fire containment. The Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM) gives damage limitations and should be consulted when investigating any damage that has been noted. At Southwest there are maximum damage limits within the B737NG AMM for damage that may be repaired. Attention to tape condition is also important in sealing the cargo compartments to minimize the oxygen amount.
      Read More...
      Download: 20170214_Compliance_Reminder_Misc[1].pdf
      August 1, 2016 – On the heels of the Southwest Airlines historic system meltdown, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) has joined with the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) in conducting a vote of “No Confidence” in SWA Executives, particularly its Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly and Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven.
      Read More...
      Download: SWA Vote of No Confidence Aug 2016[1].pdf
      Dear AMFA–SWA Members: As you know, AMFA is currently engaged in collective bargaining with Southwest Airlines pursuant to the Railway Labor Act (RLA). The RLA mandates that the parties are required to refrain from “self help” until released by the National Mediation Board (“NMB”) from mediation and a thirty-day cooling off period has expired. This means that during the negotiating process Southwest is prohibited from initiating a lockout or unilaterally changing the terms of our collective bargaining agreement. Southwest is also prohibited from implementing a divide and conquer strategy based on direct negotiations with our members. Based on our determination that Southwest has violated its legal obligation in this regard, we have commenced litigation against the carrier in federal court.
      Read More...
      Download: Nat Dir to SWA Mmbrs - 2-11-17.pdf
      AMFA is proud to introduce the New AMFA Smart Phone App! Here you'll find the latest news, updates, and relevant information regarding the Association including the Facebook and Twitter feeds. The AMFA App is available in both Apple and Android formats. To download the app click here from your smartphone or navigate to the following from your smartphones browser http://apps.unionactive.
      Read More...

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