Friday, August 14, 2020 House, Senate, White House: Negotiate a Relief Bill ASAP APFA has called on our leaders in Washington to resume negotiations on COVID-19 relief legislation immediately. We are fighting to extend the Payroll Support Program—we are fighting for our jobs—and it is urgent. APFA and our Union partners have worked hard to…Read More
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 American Airlines Will Accept Payroll Support from U.S. Treasury This evening, American Airlines announced an agreement in principle with the U.S. Treasury in which American will receive $5.8 billion in payroll support as a result of the CARES Act. This payroll support will come in the form of $4.1 billion in…Read More
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Update: Payroll Grants Contained in the CARES Act Just over a week ago, American Airlines applied for a portion of both the $25 billion in grants and the $25 billion in loans, as provided for by the CARES Act. The grants were specifically designated to cover the cost of employee payroll…Read More
Friday, April 3, 2020 American Airlines Submits Application to Receive Aid Today, American Airlines submitted an application to receive aid from the U.S. Department of Treasury. Up to $12 billion in grants and loans could be available to support American Airlines. APFA commends the company’s decision to seek the employee payroll grants that were provided…Read More
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 APFA Supports the CARES Act Last week, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act). The bill contains protections for front-line workers as our nation deals with the crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. While the grant portion of the CARES Act was a major step forward…Read More
Friday, March 27, 2020 Congress Passes Historic $2T Pandemic Relief Bill – Aviation Jobs Protected Both chambers of Congress have now passed the stimulus bill which includes federal aid for the airline industry. It will be signed into law by the President shortly. “No doubt this bill is a win for labor and aviation workers.…Read More
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