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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!
Following months of pressure, Walt Disney Co. will increase the salaries of some of its California-based theme park staff.
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.
DFW Envoy and American agents joined together in solidarity on July 11 to tell American Airlines it's time to end poverty wages and give all passenger service professionals a voice on the job.
This week, our CWA-Envoy bargaining team were back at the bargaining table with the company fighting for the fair contract we all deserve. We had intense discussions about wages.

Amid growing concern about corporate stock buybacks in the wake of the Republican tax bill, Rep. Jan Schakowsky led thirty-one members of Congress in sending a letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker calling on the company to invest in its workforce.

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.