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As of January 1, 2019, new protections from assault went into effect for passenger service agents across the country. Since January, we have been meeting with American Airlines to determine exactly how we will implement tools and policies to make the assault protections a reality at all our airports.
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.
On October 3, 2018, the Senate overwhelmingly passed a Federal Aviation Administration (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.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives spoke out strongly in support of a living wage for Envoy and Piedmont passenger service agents.
Passenger service agents from Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines led a full-court press on Capitol Hill on Monday, May 14. They went to the Hill to ask Senators to urge American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to put an end to poverty wages at American's regional carriers.
The Executive Board of Local 6001 learned a variety of new techniques and strategies for organizing and mobilizing members at New Officer Training in Dallas. Then they rallied with AT&T workers against offshoring of American jobs.
We're one step closer to winning our fight to protect passenger service agents from assault on the job. Now Senators need to vote YES too!
President Vickey Hoots sends an update on what's been happening with members in North Carolina.
Passenger service professionals and allies leafleted at airports nationwide Monday to alert American Airlines customers to the low pay at Envoy and Piedmont. Travelers signed a petition to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.
On March 19, 2018, more than 120 activists from BOS, PHX, HSV, SAT, and RIC joined CLT organizers in Charlotte to demand a fair contract and an end to poverty wages for Piedmont employees.
We’ve been asking Envoy and Piedmont agents to share their stories about the challenges they face at work. Read what's at stake in their own words.