Happy Birthday, JetBlue IFCs. Two years ago, a two-thirds majority of your workforce voted for the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) to act as your exclusive bargaining representative. It seems like only yesterday that we anxiously awaited the results. Looking back over those two years, you can be proud of yourselves, You are TWU, and, working together, we have accomplished some amazing things.
You elected a dedicated and talented Negotiating Team who got you to the table in record time. Your team has reached twenty Tentative Agreements with JetBlue Management, and they are close to finalizing just a few outstanding issues pertaining to several more articles. Your JetBlue IFC advocates and the TWU have established IFC Committees for Communications, Grievance, Scheduling, Professional Standards, Education and Training, Hotel, Legislative Affairs, and Health and Safety that have been in the middle of the fight to to help protect all JetBlue IFCs during the COVID-19 crisis. We also established a Peer Observer Program that trained over one hundred volunteer Peer Observers, who have actively assisted IFCs before, during, and after their disciplinary meetings. Read more