Trump Administration Decision on Airline Grants Will Hurt Frontline Workers

Union leaders including CWA President Chris Shelton and AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson issued a joint statement condemning the Treasury Department's decision to convert a significant portion of aviation CARES Act grants to loans and calling on Congress to take action.

"The Treasury Department's decision to transform direct payroll aid into a loan program creates a terrible precedent and endangers workers' careers. We urge Congress to use its oversight and legislative powers to remedy this distortion of the law and ensure that frontline workers are not further harmed by this crisis," the leaders said.

Read the full statement here.