TWU / JetBlue IFC Committees

Health & Safety Committee

Shane Rogers Mauro—FLL

Health & Safety Committee Chair

Nick Campanile—BOS

Health & Safety Committee Co-Chair

Elizabeth Buchner—BOS

Health & Safety Committee Member

Anthony Falcone—JFK

Health & Safety Committee Member

Elizabeth Ortiz—FLL

Health & Safety Committee Member

Pierre Legarreta—FLL

Health & Safety Committee Member

Abigail Reyes—MCO

Health & Safety Committee Member

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    Health & Safety Committee Updates

    Recently, the TWU has seen a dramatic increase in disruptive, and sometimes violent, behavior in the flying public. As flying levels return to normal, these incidents are impacting the daily lives of our members. In order to address these incidents, a coalition of labor unions (including the TWU) and the airlines industry trade organization, Airlines for America, have joined together to call on the United States Attorney General, Merrick Garland, to address this growing problem. On June 21, this coalition sent a letter to the Attorney General that states: Read more

    Shane Rogers-Mauro, Chair
    TWU/JetBlue IFC Health & Safety Committee

    Our reserve flying partners based in JFK have recently been handed some new complications in their quality of life, their safety, their commute time, and even their wallets.

    Under the previous Tentative Agreement, JetBlue Leadership was prohibited from making EWR a co-base for good reasons, and one of them was the safety of our Inflight Crewmembers (IFCs). The EWR co-base has become a reality—just in time for National Safety Month. Since we have yet to reach a ratified Collective Bargaining Agreement, the company has taken full advantage by making sudden changes like this, and unfortunately, we have become too accustomed to them. However, when it pertains to our safety, we must speak out as one. Read more

    The past forty-eight hours have been a difficult time for many of our IFCs. We can’t even begin to express how disappointed, frustrated, and truly sorry we are to hear that some of you were unable to contact Crew Services and receive hotel and/or transportation accommodations. There were IFCs on duty for over twenty-four hours, some were stranded, and others had to sit on the jumpseat to make it back to base. Thom McDaniel, Transport Workers Union (TWU) International Vice President, reached out to JetBlue Leadership to request a complete accounting of the contributing factors of this event and the impact to our IFCs. Read more