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.
We demanded stricter enforcement of laws meant to protect airport workers and the Department of Justice has responded, but federal law enforcement is still not doing enough.
Want to find out the latest news on our election? Listen to what activists with the CWA-IBT Association had to say on our April Town Hall Call.
Today, agents and representatives with the new American Airlines filed with the National Mediation Board (NMB) for a single transportation system determination. What does that actually mean?
Our March 4th day of action was a huge success.
Passenger Service Employees at the new American Airlines will be part of a nationwide show of solidarity on March 4th. We will be wearing red wristbands to show our unity and dedication to achieving a unified voice at work.
For American Airlines Home Based Representatives, getting information and getting organized with our campaign has been extra challenging.
“The example of US Airways proves that bringing jobs back to the United States is a viable pathway.”
Since the start of bargaining in July 2011, the Bargaining Committee and staff have travelled almost monthly to either Phoenix, Charlotte, or Washington, DC, to meet — along with our fellow Teamster bargainers— with the company’s bargaining team.
In preparation for bargaining, leaders of our seven Local Unions elected the Bargaining Committee in late 2010.