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On January 4-7, 2019, CWA Local 3645 hosted over 50 shop stewards from 22 stations in District 3 at its third annual Steward Leadership Conference in Charlotte, NC. The training was designed to help stewards clearly understand the details of the new Piedmont contract.
Serious safety concerns, including rushed inspections, high stress, and dangerous time pressures are among the issues cited in a new report on conditions for Envoy passenger service agents.
Piedmont passenger service agents ratified a new contract last November. The road to an agreement wasn’t easy, but we can be proud of the solidarity we built among agents throughout the process. I’d like to share some of our lessons learned along the way.
CWA-Envoy Steward trainings were held on April 19 and May 24, adding 12 more locations to the list of stations with trained stewards. Participants came from locations ranging from San Diego to Buffalo.
When American Airlines workers in Puerto Rico realized that an essential aspect of their contract was in jeopardy as a result of outdated laws, CWA Local 3140 joined with Transportation Workers Union (TWU) Local 501 to make sure the legislature addressed the problem.
With the arrival of the summer travel season, planes are now more crowded, weather is more unpredictable, and passengers are taking out their frustrations on agents.
Your bargaining committee met with the Envoy Bargaining Committee last week to present a comprehensive proposal to the Company. This means that we have presented an entire package to the Company for a contract.
During meetings with the company on May 17 and 18, a total of 13 proposals and counter proposals passed between the bargaining committees. We reached Tentative Agreements on Article 6, Hours of Service and Article 14, Leaves of Absence.
The escalating problem of Passenger Service representatives being assaulted on the job by passengers is one that CWA is working overtime to address, with the goal of protecting all our agents from harm.
On April 19 and 20, the CWA Bargaining Team met with the company to continue working toward a fair and equitable contract. Over two days of meetings a total of 17 proposals and counters passed between the two sides.
Your Piedmont Bargaining Team will be hosting a Town Hall Call April 19th at 8 PM EST. Please join us to hear the latest news from the bargaining table.