Oct 1, 2014

Passenger Service Agents at American, US Airways

In the biggest organizing victory in the South in decades, 9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents joined with their nearly 6,000 US Airways colleagues and overwhelmingly voted for a voice at the merged airline.

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Sep 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News: Can Unions And Big Business Be Friends?

Mitchell Schnurman, a columnist for The Dallas Morning News, challenges the "conventional wisdom about unions and big business." On the heels of CWA's successful campaign to organize American Airlines' passenger service agents, Schnurman looks at AT&T's potential merger with Direct TV.

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Sep 16, 2014

New American Airlines Passenger Service Agents Vote Big for Union Representation

9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents, after a 19-year struggle, joined together today in a vote with the members of the USAirways CWA-IBT Association to form a new bargaining unit of 14,500 agents at American Airlines. It is the largest labor organizing victory in the South in decades.

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Sep 11, 2014

Next CWA Telephone Town Hall on Sept 18

Sign up now for the next CWA town hall call, on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 7:30 pm ET.

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Sep 4, 2014

Next CWA Telephone Town Hall Call on Sept. 18

Sign up now for the next CWA town hall call, on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 7:30 pm ET. We'll hear from amazing activists and other speakers. Don't miss it.

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Aug 28, 2014

Organizing Update

Workers at US Airways and American Airlines are voting now on CWA representation.

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Jul 31, 2014

Organizing Update

The election at the New American Airlines is on! The NMB will mail voting instructions on Aug. 15, with the results to be counted and announced on Sept. 16.

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Dec 12, 2013

US Airways-American Airlines Merger Creates World’s Largest Airline

The US Airways-American Airlines merger is official.

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Nov 14, 2013

US Airways-American Merger Will Create a Stronger, More Competitive Airline

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Oct 24, 2013

Mayors Urge DOJ to Allow America-US Air Merger

Mayors from seven hub cities penned a joint letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to settle the Justice Department's "ill-conceived lawsuit" challenging the merger between US Airways and American Airlines.

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Sep 19, 2013

American Airlines, US Airways Employees Say ‘Let Us Compete Together’

Hundreds of pilots, Flight Attendants, mechanics, technicians, aircraft dispatchers, call center representatives, passenger service agents and fleet service employees rallied on Capitol Hill this week to make the case for proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

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Aug 29, 2013

Airline Unions Call for Prompt Action on US Airways-American Merger

Unions representing 70,000 workers at US Airways and American Airlines called on the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Department of Justice to move quickly to trial so that the merger decision could be made without delay.

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Aug 2, 2013

Tentative Agreement Reached for 6,500 Agents at US Airways

CWA and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached a tentative agreement covering 6,500 passenger service employees at US Airways.

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May 16, 2013

US Airways Agents Mobilize Ahead of Merger

More than 50 US Airways airport and reservations agents gathered in Charlotte this week to build a mobilizing network for bargaining in preparation for the merger between US Airways and American Airlines.

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Mar 21, 2013

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates throughout CWA.

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Feb 28, 2013

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates from the past week.

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Feb 14, 2013

US Airways-American Merger Offers Opportunity for Workers at Both Airlines

Here’s CWA’s statement on the announcement of the US Airways-American Airlines merger.

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Feb 14, 2013

US Airways-American Merger Offers Opportunity for Workers at Both Airlines

CWA today released this statement on the announcement of the US Airways-American Airlines merger.

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Jan 17, 2013

American Agents Standing Strong for a CWA Voice

American Airlines agents and CWA are continuing their efforts to get a voice on the job and in the future, following a narrow loss in the representation election among 7,800 agents.

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Jan 15, 2013

Union Vote Falls Short, CWA Stands with American Airlines Agents

The vote for union representation among passenger service agents at American Airlines fell 150 votes short of the required majority of voting agents, but the Communications Workers of America will continue to work with agents for a voice on the job and in their future. The National Mediation Board announced the vote today.

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