News

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!
Our CWA-Envoy bargaining committee met with the Envoy committee May 30-31. We had intense discussions and will return to the bargaining table on June 20.
In a session of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 23, as members of Congress debated the National Defense Authorization Act, Representatives Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Darren Soto (D-FL) spoke out powerfully in support of Envoy and Piedmont passenger service professionals and our right to a living wage.
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.
We're one step closer to winning our fight to protect passenger service agents from assault on the job. Now Senators need to vote YES too!
Passenger service professionals and allies leafleted at airports nationwide Monday to alert American Airlines customers to the low pay at Envoy and Piedmont. Travelers signed a petition to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.
On March 19, 2018, more than 120 activists from BOS, PHX, HSV, SAT, and RIC joined CLT organizers in Charlotte to demand a fair contract and an end to poverty wages for Piedmont employees.
We’ve been asking Envoy and Piedmont agents to share their stories about the challenges they face at work. Read what's at stake in their own words.
Workers share their stories about trying to make ends meet.