Our Union is Growing!
SPEEA and our international union have grown in recent years and
continue to add to the diversity of our union.

AMPA Pilots celebrate an organizing victory!


Engineers at Boeing Flight Services, Miami vote
unanimously to join SPEEA

Engineers at the expanding Miami facility work closely with engineers at Boeing’s Puget Sound locations.

  • "These employees asked for our help and we are pleased to help them gain the
    voice at work they need and deserve.”
    said Tom McCarty (SPEEA president during the effort).

  • Safety, Technical and Standards pilots along with Simulator Instructors organized and voted 81% to join the AMPA bargaining unit of SPEEA. Today, they are represented under the same contract and are called the SPEEA Pilot/Instructor Unit.
  • Airplane Manufacturing Pilots Association (AMPA) vote to join SPEEA. AMPA pursued SPEEA in 2010 after seeing their ranks shrink due to outsourcing.

CAMP chooses affiliation
with IFPTE

Members of the City Association of Management Personnel (CAMP) voted to affiliate with IFPTE Local 21. CAMP represents approximately 410 managers (Senior Analysts and Program Managers) for the City of San Jose in California. Read the release. (1/5/10)

TVA scientists, engineers and technicians represented by the engineering association affiliate with IFPTE

Download the IFPTE press release and read the news stories announcing the affiliation of the Engineering Association (EA) with America’s a white collar fastest growing union, the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers. (11/12/09)

Members of TVA-EA joined IFPTE in the following states:

TVA-EA/ IFPTE affiliation brochure

AFL-CIO blog

SPEEA assists with TVA-EA affiliation/organizing:
Read SPOTLITE Magazine Dec 2009


Landslide victory!
Legal Services Corporation workers join
IFPTE despite union-busting campaign by management

The professional non-managerial oversight staff of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), a federally funded corporation charged with providing legal services to the poor, has voted by an overwhelming margin to join IFPTE in 2009.

SPEEA stands for a better future for all aerospace professionals. 

SPEEA Leaders are committed to helping aerospace professionals gain the benefits and security of union representation."The SPEEA Council is committed to organizing new bargaining units to enhance the bargaining power of the SPEEA membership with our existing employers while simultaneously and judiciously extending a union voice and union wages, benefits and working conditions to other members of the defense, aerospace and aerospace-related engineering, technical and scientific community."- SPEEA Council Motion 12/09