American Airlines has notified our union of their intent to furlough 1,085 positions in our group. This is in the CSA/CSC, CAR, and Premium Services groups.
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In a move that surprised industry and union observers, the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit on Tuesday to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways, charging that it was anti-competitive and would harm consumers.
The Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached a tentative agreement covering 6,500 passenger service employees at US Airways.
With the merger of US Airways and American Airlines expected to be approved in August, agents and representatives at both carriers are launching our campaign for CWA representation at the combined airline.
Joint training with American and US Airways agents has yielded a “Week of Action” in Dallas-Ft. Worth, with four US Airways agents and representatives meeting with res agents at the Southwest Regional Office (SRO) and visiting DFW to discuss the importance of representation for airport agents.
Agents from American Airlines and US Airways on Wednesday officially launched a joint campaign to gain a strong voice at our new merged airline with representation by the Communications Workers of America.
With American Airlines stakeholders preparing to vote on the reorganization and merger with US Airways by July 30, agents and other employees are wasting little time in getting ready for the next steps, which could lead to the creation of the world’s largest airline by the end of August.
As American Airlines and US Airways moved closer to merger this week, filing documents with bankruptcy court that laid out the step-by-step merger process, agents for the two airlines prepared to work together to gain representation that would give us the right to negotiate industry-leading standards.
American Airlines management continues to take care of its own while agents twist slowly in the wind as we wait for the merger with US Airways to pan out.