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Representing United Airlines Flight Attendants based at IAH. Local CWA #26042

PSP Update - The Fight is NOT Over (Oct 20, 2020)

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Elizabeth Hibbard

Elizabeth Hibbard

LEC President
Beth Fortner-Rodgers

Beth Fortner-Rodgers

LEC Vice President
Candance Mills

Candance Mills

LEC Secretary
David Bannister

David Bannister

Council Representative
Gina Knowles

Gina Knowles

Council Representative
Rene Trujillo

Rene Trujillo

Council Representative

PSP Update - The Fight is NOT Over (Oct 20, 2020)

Council 42,
 
We just received this update on today's meeting:

 "The Speaker and Secretary Mnuchin spoke at 3:00 p.m. today for approximately 45 minutes. Their conversation provided more clarity and common ground as they move closer to an agreement.  Today’s deadline enabled the Speaker and Secretary to see that decisions could be reached and language could be exchanged, demonstrating that both sides are serious about finding a compromise. On several open questions, the Speaker and the Secretary called for the committee chairs to work to resolve differences about funding levels and language. With this guidance, the two principals will continue their discussions tomorrow afternoon upon the Secretary's return."

The pressure is working, they are listening and will continue to negotiate to reach common ground and pass a deal. Our efforts are truly moving this entire country and we couldn't be more proud. Each and every one of your dedication and determination is a true inspiration to us all!

 

Letter sent by Sara Nelson to the House earlier today urging support for negotiations to get relief locked in before the election:

 

 

 


 

Call Congress: Extend PSP

SENATE: 888-848-4824
HOUSE: 888-907-9365

"Hello, I am a constituent calling to tell my (Senator/Representative) that aviation workers are out of time. Furloughs have begun and we only have short time to reverse course. We need relief and an extension of the Payroll Support Program TODAY. Without an extension of this successful jobs program, there is no backstop for layoffs. This is just the start. Inaction is not an option. We are out of time #ExtendPSP now. Thank you.”

Write Congress

Send a letter to your Representative and two Senators >

Tweet Your Representative and Senators (add pictures of you in uniform to each!):

We've made it easy to Tweet at your lawmakers. Click here to get started. Or, you can copy and paste the following Tweets into your Twitter. 

  • Get the agreement done by the Tuesday deadline! We are hurting losing our jobs, healthcare, homes, more. We need #ReliefNow, not later. NOW. Get it done. #ExtendPSP
  • Massive layoffs have begun for Flight Attendants & aviation workers. We only have a short time to reverse course. Extend the Payroll Support Program TODAY, [tag your Senators/Representative]! Pass #ReliefNow to save my job & healthcare! #ExtendPSP
  • I’m one of thousands of furloughed Flight Attendants who needs [tag your Senators/Representative] to act to extend the Payroll Support Program TODAY. We need #ReliefNow! #ExtendPSP
  • Tell your personal story using the hashtags #ReliefNow and #ExtendPSP

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In Solidarity,

The Wolf Pack

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