Our calls and letters are making a difference. Negotiations continue among Congressional leaders and the White House to reach a deal to support aviation workers and stop the furloughs. We cannot stress enough how urgent it is to keep calling your senators every day for as long as negotiations continue. It only takes a few minutes.
We know it has been a tough week for everyone. And it's not over yet. We need to keep calling our senators every day for as long as negotiations continue to extend the PSP and stop or reverse the furloughs. It only takes a few minutes to call your senators.
Thousands of aviation workers across the country have begun receiving their lay off notices because Mitch McConnell refuses to allow a vote on a comprehensive COVID relief package. But it's still not too late to act. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said the airline would reverse the furloughs if the Senate were to reach a deal soon.
CWA members who have not yet completed their New American Agents’ Bargaining Survey should do so as soon as possible. The IBT will be conducting their own survey.
This week we met in Dallas to elect our CWA LAA Bargaining Committee.
After the celebrations ended, newly represented agents and representatives from Legacy American Airlines immediately hit the ground running to get us towards negotiating a unified contract as soon as possible.
Nearly 20 years after passenger service agents at American Airlines started working towards a voice at work, yesterday we won our election for CWA-IBT representation at the new combined American Airlines!
Voting begins August 15th and end September 15th. The results will be announced at 2pm ET on September 16th.
The National Mediation Board, on June 19th, said that American and US Airways are a single transportation system for representation purposes. What does this mean?
It was great to have Tammy from the AAB at our quarterly meeting, and I look forward to American agents and reps having a real seat at the table after our election.
May 1st celebrates International Workers’ Day, a recognition of the immense strides made by workers in the late 19th century as they fought for basic rights on the job.