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Passenger service professionals and allies leafleted at airports nationwide Monday to alert American Airlines customers to the low pay at Envoy and Piedmont. Travelers signed a petition to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.
On March 19, 2018, more than 120 activists from BOS, PHX, HSV, SAT, and RIC joined CLT organizers in Charlotte to demand a fair contract and an end to poverty wages for Piedmont employees.
Envoy Airlines passenger service employees are currently at the bargaining table negotiating for an end to poverty wages. They're sharing their stories in a new collection of videos.
Over 80 members of Congress sent a letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on February 8 urging him to “conclude your collective bargaining negotiations and ensure that all of your employees can earn a living wage.”
Your CWA Bargaining Committee met with the Envoy committee from January 3-February 2. Your CWA Bargaining Committee passed a comprehensive proposal including all articles not agreed to previously.
CWA and Piedmont Airlines reached a tentative agreement on January 26, 2018, which provides significant improvements in the collective bargaining agreement, including wage increases across the board and new defined pay scales.
The CWA and Piedmont bargaining teams met January 23-26. We reached a Tentative Agreement that accomplishes many of the goals we had going into bargaining, including a pay raise for all members.
Piedmont Airlines and CWA have reached a tentative agreement for Fleet and Passenger Service team members. Representatives from Piedmont and CWA have negotiated a fair agreement that raises wages and improves benefits and allows Piedmont to remain competitive in the ground handling business.
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, almost 200 workers joined in solidarity at Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix, Arizona, to demand a fair contract for all passenger service agents who work for American Airlines under the company’s Piedmont and Envoy subsidiaries.
While CWA is pleased that American is paying employees a one-time $1,000 bonus, it falls short of the permanent wage increase that working families were promised as part of the Republican corporate tax cut.
Last Wednesday, Envoy Airline agents across the United States marched and spoke out in support of a living wage at Chicago O’Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth and Miami International airports. The agents are currently negotiating their first contract with Envoy.