TWU/JetBlue IFC News and Updates
One of our biggest and most helpful assets during our successful ratification was our TWU Ambassador Program (TAP). These trained IFCs were able to provide factual information to IFCs one-on-one and online. As an expansion of the TAP Team, we are also making changes to empower and inform us as a Union workgroup. Here is what you can expect to see communication-wise from our Union over the next few months: Read more
Since ratification, we have been working tirelessly, transitioning from an at-will workgroup to one with our first enforceable contract.
Unfortunately, we have already seen several delays, potential CBA violations, and miscommunications from the Company, compounded by extreme work exhaustion, poor holiday staffing, and an unprecedented rise in COVID cases amongst our workgroup. This can feel frustrating, but the reality is that all unionized workgroups see contract violations. The difference is we now have the tools to fight them! Read more
Just a little over three years ago, on April 17th, 2018, we voted 2,661 to 1,387 to unionize (That’s 66%!), joining The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU). After almost 3 years of hard fought negotiations, just a few short weeks ago, on Dec 13th, 2021, our workgroup ratified our first Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), with a vote of 2822 to 1481 (That’s 65.58%!). After all this time, we are proud to have our first Contract. Read more
CBA Full Text