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Northern California Educational/Solidarity/Video Forum

The Fight Against Concessions  &  Union Busting:
Deregulation Of The Airline Industry

Why are tens of thousands of airline workers being whipsawed, harassed and
driven out of the industry and what can be done about it?

Sunday October 2, 2005 3:00 PM (free)
ILWU Local 6 Oakland
99 Hegenberger Rd near Highway 880 towards Oakland Airport

The union busting campaign by Northwest Airlines against the AMFA mechanics and the recent bankruptcy of both NWA and Delta is only the latest chapter of an ongoing war against airline workers. Four major unionized legacy airlines are now in bankruptcy. Northwest, United,  Delta and US Airlines workers all have faced major wage cuts, attacks on working conditions and the destruction of their pensions. Where will it end?
This forum will focus on the state of the airline industry, the growing safety dangers and the workers who are battling for survival. It will also look at the potential role of organized labor in turning the tide against this destructive deunionization drive going on in the industry.

Partial List:
AMFA Local 9 President Joseph  Prisco
Trent Willis, Pres. ILWU Local 10 (invited)
Airport Workers Strike Support Committee
Representative of the Professional Flight Attendants Association PFAA NWA
Anthony Cataldo, V. P. SFO-Domestic- Association of Professional Flight Attendants APFA AA Flight Attendant
Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
Willie Adams, Secretary Treasurer ILWU International (invited)

For More Information Contact
Richard Turk, Communications Officer AMFA 650-826-0378
Charles Minster AWSSC (415)244-3972