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As travel opens up after the lockdowns and quarantines of 2020, reports from every region of the country about incidents of unruly and sometimes violent behavior by passengers are on the rise. CWA is working with other unions, lawmakers, the FAA, DOT, and airline management to find solutions to this urgent issue.
In March, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan, which extended the Payroll Support Program (PSP) through September 30, 2021, keeping passenger service agents and other aviation workers connected to our essential jobs and healthcare. The next legislation we need Congress to pass in order to help all working families is the Protecting Our Right to Organize Act, also known as the PRO Act,
One of Piedmont’s newest stewards took a long, international route before landing at TYS in Knoxville. Adriane Whitworth grew up in Brazil and worked there many years for Continental and then United before fulfilling her dream of moving to the United States. We talked to Adriane about her experiences as a passenger service agent over the difficult past year and her goals as a new steward.
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the Senate overwhelmingly passed an FAA Reauthorization bill that included critical protections from assault for passenger service agents. The bill also included a long-needed increase in the minimum rest period for flight attendants.
Great news! We are very close to winning our long fight to include assault protections for passenger service agents in the FAA Reauthorization bill. Let's not miss this opportunity to urge Congress to act!
Early this morning, on September 12, 2018, our CWA Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with Piedmont. Details of the agreement will be made available soon.
The CWA bargaining team met with the Envoy team on September 5th and 6th. They discussed proposals on scope and classifications and passed a proposal on the drug policy. The next bargaining will take place in early November.
Members of Local 3140 celebrated teamwork and their first fully elected executive board with a family picnic. They're making respect and kindness priorities because: "As individuals, we are one drop, but together we are an ocean."
On August 29, 2018, CWA Local 3640 hosted an early Labor Day celebration in the American Airlines Reservations Office in Winston Salem, NC. We proudly served 400 members!
Piedmont Agent Heather Hudson offers a recap of recent mobilization activities and the August Town Hall Call.
The CWA bargaining committee met with the Envoy bargaining committee on August 21 and 22. Envoy believes their proposal for wages is industry-leading, but our fight is about livable wages.