Virginia Beach AirshowHigh Flying Maneivers over Virgina BeachMore info
PIT Solidarity EventPictures from the recent PIT Local Solidarity Event.
Million Dollar Pac!The Eastern Region reached the One Million Dollar PAC and is first to claim milestone!
The non-discretionary, mandated government-wide cuts known as sequestration are set to take effect on March 1st if there is not another agreement in place on the mandated debt reduction of $85 billion.
The FAA will be forced to cut $483 million – 5% - from the ops budget (other budgets lines will also take the 5% cuts). Being that more than 90% of the operations budget is employees, in order to meet the cuts, the FAA is expecting to institute across the board rolling furloughs for the remainder of the fiscal year.
"Unlike previous furloughs we do not expect that any furloughs will be repaid"
Trish GilbertNATCA EVP
We've seen a remarkable shift in how the Agency has accepted and now values the Union's involvement in all workplace matters.
Under the imposed work rules, the Agency specifically excluded the Union from everything and we were forced to work with inadequate and flawed procedures, technology, rules and regulations. Read More...
"We have a long way to go to ensure this change is sustainable"