President Trump Should Keep His Promise to Keep Airline Workers Employed

The grants for the airline industry in the coronavirus relief act that Congress passed last week are supposed to fund paychecks and benefits for two million hourly workers, including CWA members who are airport agents, reservation agents, and Flight Attendants.

Instead, President Trump's Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, is threatening to attach stock warrants to the grants, which add debt to the airlines' balance sheets, increase the risk of bankruptcy, and make it more difficult for them to accept the grants.

Congress did not intend for the grants to work this way. Tell President Trump to make sure the grants are used to save jobs, paychecks, and healthcare by signing the petition at https://cwa-union.org/keep-airline-workers-employed.