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I am a Passenger Service Agent with American Airlines’ subsidiary Piedmont at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. I’m writing this article on behalf of the whole leadership team at Local 3645 about an issue that affects every passenger service employee—our safety at work.
In November more than 20 Envoy stewards trained as agent advocates in Chicago and Dallas, learning how to handle a variety of questions and procedures under the new contract. They look forward to providing help to all their coworkers.
In September 2019, AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson spoke on the topic of assaults on passenger service agents before a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation.
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.
On December 5, newly elected Congresswoman Donna Shalala and State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez joined Envoy-American Eagle passenger service agents for a rally outside MIA in support of a fair contract and against poverty wages.
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.