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Generally, if you take a leave or a reduction in hours as a result of the current economic downturn, you will be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. These benefits vary by state. There's a new Q and A available with updated information about these benefits.
The AFL-CIO has produced a valuable, searchable tool for finding resources, benefits, and information for workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This includes details about unemployment benefits in each state. We're sharing that and other new resources with members.
The grants for the airline industry in the Coronavirus relief act are supposed to fund paychecks and benefits for two million hourly workers, including passenger service agents and reservations agents. Let's make sure that happens.
On March 19, 2018, more than 120 activists from BOS, PHX, HSV, SAT, and RIC joined CLT organizers in Charlotte to demand a fair contract and an end to poverty wages for Piedmont employees.
We’ve been asking Envoy and Piedmont agents to share their stories about the challenges they face at work. Read what's at stake in their own words.
Over 80 members of Congress sent a letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on February 8 urging him to “conclude your collective bargaining negotiations and ensure that all of your employees can earn a living wage.”
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, almost 200 workers joined in solidarity at Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix, Arizona, to demand a fair contract for all passenger service agents who work for American Airlines under the company’s Piedmont and Envoy subsidiaries.
While CWA is pleased that American is paying employees a one-time $1,000 bonus, it falls short of the permanent wage increase that working families were promised as part of the Republican corporate tax cut.
On Sunday, November 26, Piedmont passenger service employees--members of CWA Local 3645--turned Charlotte Douglas International Airport into the site of a major mobilization for Fair Wages, Fair Treatment, and a Fair Contract.
Our CWA bargaining team met with the company’s bargaining team from November 7-9 and continued working toward a fair and equitable contract. Talks and proposals were focused on economics for all three days.
We are continuing to fight for more powerful protections for passenger service agents who face verbal and physical abuse on the job. This fall we're advocating on Capitol Hill for key protections and procedures our agents need and deserve.