Furloughed Pilot: My Dream Job Is on the Line
Being forced out of a dream job on October 1st is going to hurt and I’m going to miss seeing the world from 30,000 feet, but facing the economic uncertainty that follows will be even harder for myself and thousands of my colleagues unless our leaders take action. That’s why returning to the negotiating table to find an agreement that extends payroll support and protects aviation workers is so crucial.
ALPA President: Extend Payroll Support
Pilots — and the millions who rely on the airline industry directly or indirectly for employment — are counting on America’s leaders to come to an agreement that extends payroll support by the end of the month.
Support Programs to Prevent Airline Furloughs
Payroll support for U.S. airline workers expires September 30. Unless this proven, bipartisan program is extended, hundreds of thousands of aviation workers will lose their jobs, risking both the airline industry and U.S. economy’s recovery.