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On January 4-7, 2019, CWA Local 3645 hosted over 50 shop stewards from 22 stations in District 3 at its third annual Steward Leadership Conference in Charlotte, NC. The training was designed to help stewards clearly understand the details of the new Piedmont contract.
Serious safety concerns, including rushed inspections, high stress, and dangerous time pressures are among the issues cited in a new report on conditions for Envoy passenger service agents.
On October 3, 2018, the Senate overwhelmingly passed a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill that included critical protections from assault for passenger service agents. The bill also included a long-needed increase in the minimum rest period for flight attendants.
During a live-streamed town hall Senator Bernie Sanders talked to workers suffering low wages and lack of respect at U.S. companies. Piedmont agent Heather Hudson said it's time for fair wages and contracts at American Airlines.
Contract negotiations with Piedmont are going well. Compensation is coming up in the next round, so Piedmont agent Heather Hudson is joining Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday for a live streamed town hall about ending poverty wages at American.

Our Piedmont CWA Bargaining Committee has been meeting with the company all week, and just released a video report to let everyone know how the discussions are going. The whole team appreciates the good wishes coming from members all across the country via Facebook.

Check out the details in the video below, and watch for a written bargaining report tomorrow, plus some special news!

Members of Congress urge American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to invest in workers and raise passenger service agent wages at Envoy and Piedmont.
On June 13, 2018, American Airlines had a shareholders meeting. Envoy agent Takisha Gower was there to tell the truth about poverty wages at Envoy and Piedmont.
Heading into mediation for a Piedmont contract, it's more important than ever to urge our senators to tell American CEO Doug Parker that poverty pay isn't okay.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives spoke out strongly in support of a living wage for Envoy and Piedmont passenger service agents.
Passenger service agents from Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines led a full-court press on Capitol Hill on Monday, May 14. They went to the Hill to ask Senators to urge American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to put an end to poverty wages at American's regional carriers.