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Generally, if you take a leave or a reduction in hours as a result of the current economic downturn, you will be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. These benefits vary by state. There's a new Q and A available with updated information about these benefits.
The AFL-CIO has produced a valuable, searchable tool for finding resources, benefits, and information for workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This includes details about unemployment benefits in each state. We're sharing that and other new resources with members.
The grants for the airline industry in the Coronavirus relief act are supposed to fund paychecks and benefits for two million hourly workers, including passenger service agents and reservations agents. Let's make sure that happens.
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.
We've made significant headway in closing the gap between our union proposal and the company's, but we still have a ways to go to reach a fair agreement.
Unless you end up in a dispute with the company, you might know that there are people behind the scenes all the time trying to save workers' jobs. Here's how it's been working at Piedmont.
Our CWA bargaining committee met with the Envoy bargaining committee on July 27 and passed proposals on Scope, which included job descriptions for each existing title. Our fight is still for livable wages.
Piedmont agents from across the country, including activists from Detroit, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, met in Charlotte, NC, this week to plan a major mobilization push starting in August.
During a live-streamed town hall Senator Bernie Sanders talked to workers suffering low wages and lack of respect at U.S. companies. Piedmont agent Heather Hudson said it's time for fair wages and contracts at American Airlines.
Contract negotiations with Piedmont are going well. Compensation is coming up in the next round, so Piedmont agent Heather Hudson is joining Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday for a live streamed town hall about ending poverty wages at American.