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American will start providing face masks for those front line team members who choose to wear them at work. Masks will be sent to stations throughout early April with more added as supplies increase. Plus information about what to expect if you volunteered for VLOA or VEOP.
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.
On March 25, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed a $2.2 trillion economic relief bill that included $58 billion in aid for U.S. airlines. CWA worked to ensure the package includes $25 billion for employee wages, salaries, and benefits.
American Airline agents recently completed a two-day “train-the-trainer” session at DFW, preparing to train other activists to become union stewards as we begin to build our union at our larger merged airline.
After squeezing employees in bankruptcy court to give up pay, benefits and even some of their jobs, American Airlines management now is asking the court to approve millions of dollars in severance pay and retention bonuses for top executives and managers.
The boards of AMR and US Airways announced today that they have agreed to merge and create the world’s largest carrier, a new American Airlines, likely setting the stage for an eventual joint election for CWA representation among the agents of both airlines.
CWA is committed to working with American Airlines agents to prepare for what’s next, whether for a joint election with US Airways or as a “standalone” carrier.
All the unionized work groups have agreed to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with management of both American Airlines and US Airways and with the bankruptcy Creditors Committee, providing legally protected raises and job security in the event of a merger.
American Airlines ground workers represented by the Transport Workers Union will receive an across the board 4.3 percent raise if the carrier merges with US Airways
Agent union activists from all across the American Airlines system vowed to redouble their efforts to gain representation after a multimillion-dollar anti-union campaign resulted in a narrow loss in a National Mediation Board election.
The vote for union representation among passenger service agents at American Airlines fell 150 votes short of the required majority of voting agents