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If you have applied for CSLOA or VEOP, please check your company email immediately. The company has informed CWA that many members have not checked their company email, or the company's messages to members' email accounts are bouncing back. Approvals and denials of CSLOA and VEOP are being sent to applicants via company email, so check your company email account as soon as possible if you are awaiting a response.
Generally, if you take a leave or a reduction in hours as a result of the current economic downturn, you will be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. These benefits vary by state. There's a new Q and A available with updated information about these benefits.
The AFL-CIO has produced a valuable, searchable tool for finding resources, benefits, and information for workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This includes details about unemployment benefits in each state. We're sharing that and other new resources with members.
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.