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MEET YOUR BARGAINING COMMITTEE

 

American Airlines passenger service agents are represented by the CWA/IBT Passenger

Service Employee Association. Our collective bargaining agreement became amendable

on December 1, 2020. In anticipation of the bargaining process next year, the CWA

representatives to the joint bargaining committee were elected at the CWA Convention in

Las Vegas in July of 20. Learn about the members of the team below.

                           

                            PRESIDENT OF LOCAL 1171 -- TOM GUNNING

Tom (BOS) has been in the airline industry for 37 years. He started at Piedmont Airlines in

1982 and has worked at BOS, JFK, and TPA airports. He was elected to the previous

bargaining committee and has served as president of Local 1171 since 2011. He lives north

of Boston with his wife and daughter and is an avid New England Patriots fan. 

                                                       

                                                           PRESIDENT OF LOCAL 2252 -- CINDY THAYER

                                                  Cindy (DCA) is currently the President of Local 2252 representing American Airlines,                                                                Piedmont Airlines, AT&T, MWAA, and Occupational Home Health Care. Cindy started as a                                                     CWA Area Vice President for American Airlines before becoming the President of Local                                                         2252. She has been an agent with American Airlines since 1983 working at IAD, HNL, TDY                                                       and DFW/HDQ & DCA. Although Cindy is new to the AA bargaining team, she has                                                                    participated as a member of the INOVA Home Health Care bargaining team and looks                                                           forward to sharing her AA knowledge to negotiate for a fair contract.

             

 

                    RETIRED FORMER PRESIDENT OF LOCAL 3640 -- VICKEY HOOTS

Vickey (INT RES) was CWA Local 3640’s President from 2012-20 and knows her way

around the bargaining process, having served on the LUS team in 2015 and before that

on a US Airways bargaining team. Vickey recently retired but has 34 years of experience

in the airline industry. Vickey grew up in a union family and is proud to be able to help her

fellow CWA members fight for fairness and respect on the job.

                                           

                                                  VICE PRESIDENT OF LOCAL 3140 -- TONY ABRAMS

                                                       Tony (MIA) is the current Vice President of local 3140.

                                                       Although he is new to the bargaining team, he has 25-plus

                                                       years of experience in the airline industry. Tony works as a station trainer at MIA. He                                                                 appreciates the chance to bargain for a fair and reasonable contract for his fellow                                                                   agents.

                                               

                                                   PRESIDENT OF LOCAL 3642 -- TAMMY SCOTT

A                                                     Tammy, a veteran American Airlines' employee with

                                                        over 24 years on the job, has worked in every

                                                        department in reservations,  as well as a trainer. 

                                                        In addition to being elected 3642 President in March

2021, Tammy has been a Shop Steward since the merger and looks forward to

serving the needs of all passenger service agents in her role on the bargaining

committee.

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