TULSA - A group of American Airline mechanics are leading a revolt against Transport Workers Union, hoping to rally enough support for Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association.
Dave Stewart, the man been behind the push, says he's not satisfied with how TWU has handled negotiations on behalf of AA mechanics, but TWU supporters say jumping ship is not the answer.
Mechanic Marco Enriquez doesn't trust AMFA to do a better job. He says he looks at their record so far in other states and is not impressed.
"I know that my current union is doing the best that they can given the circumstances," said Enriquez. "I don’t believe that any other union would be able to do anything better. And changing directions midway through the process, just based on frustration is definitely not the way to approach our problem."
TWU leaders declined to go on camera, saying AMFA does not have a chance at taking over.
AMFA is holding a meeting Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel in midtown Tulsa.
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