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Transport Workers Union, Highly Visible In New York, Looks To Organize More JetBlue Workers

from FORBES Transport Workers Union President John Samuelsen says he welcomes JetBlue’s flight attendants to the union, he is eager to negotiate a contract for them and he looks forward to organizing the carrier’s mechanics and passenger service agents. On Tuesday, TWU won an National Mediation Board election to become the representative of the carrier’s […]

JetBlue flight attendants vote to unionize

from CNBC JetBlue’s roughly 5,000 flight attendants have voted to unionize, the New York-based airline said on Tuesday. “While we respect the outcome of the election, we are disappointed in this result because we believe the direct relationship is superior to third-party representation,” JetBlue said in a statement. The airline’s pilots have already unionized and […]

JetBlue Flight Attendants Vote in Favor of Unionizing

from NY Daily News The push to unionize nearly 5,000 JetBlue flight attendants took off Tuesday. Flight attendants voted 2,661 to 1,387 in favor of joining the Transport Workers Union, according to the National Mediation Board, which oversaw the electronic balloting. The union headed by John Samuelsen pressed hard to organize the airline staffers. The […]

JetBlue Flight Attendants Vote to Bring Second Union to Airline

from Bloomberg JetBlue Airways Corp. flight attendants voted to join the Transport Workers Union, becoming only the second employee group represented by organized labor at the New York-based carrier. Flight attendants voted 2,661 to 1,387 in favor of joining the TWU, the union said in an emailed statement Tuesday. Two earlier attempts to organize the […]