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To help us prepare for bargaining, we asked our CWA-IBT members to respond to a survey about priorities for the new contract. Thousands of you answered the call—and the message you sent came in loud and clear!
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.
Your CWA-IBT Association bargaining team met with six American financial and labor relations experts today to review and verify the company’s computation of the Profit Sharing “Bonus Pool” for Passenger Service Employees (technically Pre-Tax Income Excluding Special Charges, or Items) and the profit sharing pool payout.
The Bargaining Committee is announcing an agreement regarding interim grievance and preferential hiring. This agreement is a temporary bridge until a final collective bargaining agreement is reached.
Your CWA/IBT Association Bargaining Committee met in Charlotte on February 17, 18 and 19, 2015.
“Our record 2014 results close out a fantastic first year for our merger. These results would not have been possible without the efforts of our more than 100,000 team members,” said American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.
Your CWA/IBT Association Negotiating Committee met this month in Dallas, during the period of January 20, 21 and 22.
Your CWA/IBT Association Negotiating Committee met this month in Dallas, during the period of January 13, 14 and 15.
Your CWA/IBT Association Negotiating Committee met this month in Dallas on December 17 and 18.
On Thursday, November 13, 2014, your CWA bargaining committee met in Charlotte, North Carolina, to prepare for negotiating a collective bargaining agreement for the 14,000 passenger service employees at American Airlines.