News

In response to the problem of airline passenger violence, on April 6, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) introduced the Protection from Abusive Passengers Act in both houses of Congress.
CWA airline agents from Local 3645 in Charlotte joined union brothers and sisters from SEIU for the National Airport Workers Day of Action. The agents rallied to demand respect, higher pay, and safety on the job—including protection from assault by unruly passengers.
In Miami, Local 3146 Envoy passenger service agents and wheelchair attendants are on the front lines of customer service each and every day, but excessive overtime is a major challenge as flight schedules return to pre-pandemic levels. Local 3146 President James McKnight shares details about the situation at MIA.
On December 5, newly elected Congresswoman Donna Shalala and State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez joined Envoy-American Eagle passenger service agents for a rally outside MIA in support of a fair contract and against poverty wages.
Our fight remains about livable wages, and we are committed to fighting one day longer to bring back a contract that meets every member's needs.
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!