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Tragedy visited our CWA Agents family on Sunday, August 11, when passenger service agent Kendrick Darrell Hudson died on the job at Charlotte Douglas International airport. Agents honored his memory at a vigil on August 18.
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.
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