The National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AFL-CIO, (NATCA) congratulates former Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator and Chief NextGen Officer, Michael Whitaker, on his nomination by President Joe Biden to be the next administrator of the […]
NATCA, FAA Reach Historic Agreement for Collaborative Process to Accurately and Transparently Determine ATC Staffing Needs
Brothers and Sisters: We are pleased to announce that NATCA and the FAA have agreed to significantly deepen our collaborative efforts to determine ATC staffing needs. For the first time in NATCA/FAA’s collaborative history, the FAA […]
Brothers and Sisters, President Biden has just signed a short continuing resolution (CR) that will bridge the weekend while he awaits an omnibus funding bill to be prepared for his signature. The CR averts a shutdown […]
Brothers and Sisters, Last evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an omnibus funding bill, H.R. 2472, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, that will fund the federal government, including the FAA, through Sept. 30 – the […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last night, the U.S. Senate passed another short-term continuing resolution (CR), and President Biden is expected to sign the legislation before the midnight deadline tonight. This CR funds the government and ensures […]
Reproduced below is an article published in 1989 in the NATCA Newsletter.
NATCA Gets Big Win in Arbitration Case
(Washington, D.C., July 12, 1989)
An arbitrator ruled today in favor of NATCA on the question whether a facility representative may leave the facility to perform official representational duties while on official time.