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In response to the problem of airline passenger violence, on April 6, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) introduced the Protection from Abusive Passengers Act in both houses of Congress.
In Miami, Local 3146 Envoy passenger service agents and wheelchair attendants are on the front lines of customer service each and every day, but excessive overtime is a major challenge as flight schedules return to pre-pandemic levels. Local 3146 President James McKnight shares details about the situation at MIA.
We demanded stricter enforcement of laws meant to protect airport workers and the Department of Justice has responded, but federal law enforcement is still not doing enough.
Our fight remains about livable wages, and we are committed to fighting one day longer to bring back a contract that meets every member's needs.
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the Senate overwhelmingly passed an 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.
The CWA bargaining team met with the Envoy team on September 5th and 6th. They discussed proposals on scope and classifications and passed a proposal on the drug policy. The next bargaining will take place in early November.
The CWA bargaining committee met with the Envoy bargaining committee on August 21 and 22. Envoy believes their proposal for wages is industry-leading, but our fight is about livable wages.
Our CWA bargaining committee met with the Envoy bargaining committee on July 27 and passed proposals on Scope, which included job descriptions for each existing title. Our fight is still for livable wages.
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.