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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.
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.
We demanded stricter enforcement of laws meant to protect airport workers and the Department of Justice has responded, but federal law enforcement is still not doing enough.
The full Tentative Agreement will be made available for downloading at this site on Tuesday, October 20th, after meetings with Local Presidents.
We would like to set the record straight with regard to the tentative agreement that we reached with American Airlines last week. We’ve summarized in detail what has been agreed upon, including wages, job security, scope of work, health insurance, and other items.
Starting during the week of November 9, members who are eligible to vote started receiving their packets of materials from a company called BallotPoint.
Our Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with American Airlines. This is an industry-leading agreement that makes major improvements in the wages and benefits of thousands of Passenger Service Employees.

Your CWA/IBT Association Bargaining Committee met last week, September 21-25.

Your CWA/IBT Association Bargaining Committee met last week on September 8, 9, 10, and 11.
Agents across the country are celebrating the success of our 10-19-15 Mobilization on July 30-August 1. We saw a dozen airports plus reservations offices and home-based agents all joining in solidarity to support a fair contract for agents at the new American Airlines.