Local Lodge 2210

IAM International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers

Category: Southwest Airlines

Cheryl Kings Memorial Brick

Workers’ Memorial Day 2014 More than 12 workers are killed daily because of traumatic injury at work.  More than 135 die from occupational-related diseases. Workers’ Memorial Day is an annual observation that honors those who lost their lives due to occupational illness or injury. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the observance, which began […]

Letter to Gary Kelly from your Union

Mr. Gary C. Kelly June 5, 2014Chief Executive OfficerSouthwest Airlines Co.2702 Love Field DriveDallas, TX 75235 Re: Taking Stock in the Morale Gary,We would like to congratulate you on a record-breaking first quarter. It is truly remarkable that in such a tumultuous industry, we have been able to maintain our profitability. This has not been […]

Gary Kelly talks to Wall Street Journal

Gary Kelly talks to Wall Street Journal saying “For its nearly 17,000 ground workers and customer-service agents, Southwest wants to tighten rules on sick time and largely hold compensation flat” Southwest Airlines, once a brassy upstart, is showing its age, Carrier copes with labor strife, high costs; some pine for days of co-founder Herb Kelleher […]


Brothers and Sisters, we are still under attack by our company.  Southwest management is not only continuing its ridiculous IOA policy but has started firing people under it.  We had a long time, valued member of our local lodge fired by Southwest.  The company did not even consider their overall work record, which they are obligated to under our contract.  […]


The company has decided to create a hostile environment for the agents and the Union by imposing unreasonable restrictions on our attendance policy and limiting our representation of the work force.  Until these matters are resolved the Union is imposing the following conditions. · No member of management is to engage in dialog or conversation […]

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