Date: 16 April, 2018 at 0800-0900 a.m., Allied Pilots Association, 14600 Trinity Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas.
A grassroots organization of American Airlines’ 942 pilots on long term disability (LTD).
The 15,000 pilots of American Airlines are represented by the Allied Pilots Association.
Seeks to promote awareness of disability discrimination and to be treated equally and fairly as union members.
To improve inadequate disability benefits which have not been increased since 1992, and to end discriminatory practices. American’s LTD benefits are less than one third of what a Southwest pilot receives and much less than one half, of what lost cost carrier Spirit Airlines receives.
AMERICAN AIRLINES (AA) LONG TERM DISABLED PILOTS (LTD)
Picketing will raise awareness of the American’s with Disabilities Act
246 LTD/MDD PILOTS TERMINATED
246 LTD PILOTS REMOVED FROM THE SENIORITY LIST
- LTD PILOTS DENIED EMPLOYEE TRAVEL BENEFITS
LTD PILOTS DENIED REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS
LTD PILOTS DENIED UNION MEMBER VOTING RIGHTS
LTD PILOTS DENIED ACCESS TO UNION MEETINGS
On November 22, 1999, Captain Jay Straub was injured when a known defective jet bridge stairs at DFW International Airport, collapsed sending him head first to the tarmac, 12 feet below. Straub suffered traumatic brain injury which ended his lifelong career as a pilot for American Airlines. Straub’s story highlights how negligence landed him out of a job. Straub is one of hundreds of pilots who seek to be made whole and to raise awareness. Straub’s plight was featured for over a year and a half in the Dallas local news following the incident.
For information or factoids please contact: Captain Jay Straub, (817) 793-1810,