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

Abigail Reyes—MCO

Health & Safety Committee Member

Oswald Torres—JFK

Health & Safety Committee Member

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    Health & Safety Committee Updates

    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

    The following Press Release was issued January 13, 2021 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

    Federal Aviation Administration Adopts Stricter Unruly Passenger Policy Read more

    Since last March, our industry has been challenged by the largest obstacle we’ve ever faced as Crewmembers—the COVID-19 pandemic. Your TWU/JetBlue IFC Health, Safety, and Security Committee, along with others from within the Transport Workers Union (TWU), has been working diligently to ensure our safety as IFCs since the very beginning of the pandemic. Our urgent letters to Joanna Geraghty and TWU International President John Samuelsen’s letter to the FAA and OSHA addressed many issues, which later became implemented, and some (including the suspension of the Blue Turn) which were denied. Our committee continues to monitor the daily reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and we field questions from our IFCs regarding testing, quarantine, displacement per management issues, and our Memorandum of Understanding—an agreement we made regarding COVID-19—which spells out the JetBlue direction we take when exposed or ill. Read more