January 21, 2016: After considerable discussion between the Union and Management, retirement withholdings for dozens of employees were altered to the correct amount. The Agency has yet to pay back the sums incorrectly collected from ex-Peace Corps hires, but has pledged to make all employees whole.
On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Representative Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, conducted a legislative markup hearing that had a slew of disastrous bills forced through by the GOP-led majority on the committee. While numerous pieces of legislation considered by the committee on Tuesday are cause for concern, one bill in particular […]
As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants are tasked with handling emergencies and caring for thousands of passengers every day. However, study after study show Flight Attendants are impacted by fatigue on a regular basis, negatively affecting their ability to perform safety functions in an emergency. As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants […]
Fueling agents who work for Swissport in Phoenix voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM. More than 120 fueling agents at Swissport in Phoenix won IAM collective bargaining rights after an election was held this week. Workers, who reached out to the IAM with concerns over substandard wages, unsafe working conditions and job security, are responsible […]