News

It’s been a year since the global COVID-19 pandemic began turning our industry and our lives upside down, and CWA airline agents have been on the front lines at stations across the country. Recently we had a chance to talk to some American and Piedmont agents who have been in the trenches, dealing with COVID-19 and other health and safety issues.
A total of 250 passenger service agents received scholarships from the CWA National Education and Training Trust CWA/NETT) in the past few months. The agents took advantage of the funds to pursue new knowledge and brush up on valuable skills.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the American Rescue Plan, which includes extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP) through September 30, 2021. It's now time to make sure the Senate passes the bill to maintain our jobs before PSP expires in mid-March!
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.