We are writing today to ask that you join your co-workers in calling on Robert Isom, CEO of American, to reverse a misguided and dangerous policy and to negotiate any future policy changes that impact agent safety with our union representatives.
Our CWA-IBT Association Bargaining Committee met with American Airlines management last week in our fifth round of bargaining for a new contract. The two sides reached agreement on parts of some of the articles, so overall progress was made.
My name is Donielle Prophete. I am the President of CWA Local 3645, which represents Piedmont agents at 24 stations, including Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Alabama. On December 31, one of our members at MGM, Courtney Edwards, was fatally injured in an on-the-job accident below the wing.