Uber drivers consider guild representation

Uber drivers in Pennsylvania want more security and better pay, and are seeking a guild to negotiate for them with the ride-hailing company. The Independent Drivers Guild, a New York association, is petitioning Uber drivers to speak in favor of participating in the guild by Labor Day, said Ali Razak, president of the Philadelphia Limousine […]

Air station to participate in annual Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield training

RELEASE #160102  January 26, 2016 Air station to participate in annual Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield training NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – NAS Patuxent River is participating in the annual Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield force protection training Feb. 1-12, 2016.  Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield is an annual Navywide exercise designed to enhance the training and readiness of […]

Gate operations at base announced

Lexington Park, MD – Naval Air Station Patuxent River will have limited operations at Gate 3 Jan. 4- 8, and will resume normal operations Jan. 11. Gate 3 will open for the week of Jan. 4-8, 2016, and operate on limited hours. GATE 3 – Jan. 4-8: Open from 5:30 – 9 a.m. and from […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Division is hosting an event to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Center Stage Theater. Local resident Jan Nave Barnes will share her family’s unique history with King and the civil rights movement. To […]

Stand Up for Adequate Flight Attendant Rest

As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants are tasked with handling emergencies and caring for thousands of passengers every day. However, study after study show Flight Attendants are impacted by fatigue on a regular basis, negatively affecting their ability to perform safety functions in an emergency. As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants […]

Phoenix Airport Fueling Agents Vote IAM Yes

More than 120 fueling agents at Swissport in Phoenix won IAM collective bargaining rights after an election was held this week. Workers, who reached out to the IAM with concerns over substandard wages, unsafe working conditions and job security, are responsible for fueling cargo planes and passenger aircraft at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport. This […]

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