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'$9.48 an hour is not a living wage': Employees at American subsidiary picket DFW

Evan Hoopfer
'$9.48 an hour is not a living wage': Employees at American subsidiary picket DFW

Like hundreds of thousands of Dallas-Fort Worth residents, Takisha Gower's rent has risen considerably between when she moved to North Texas in 2014 and now. "I can't remember the last time Envoy gave raises," said Gower, who's worked at the Irving carrier for 19 years. Gower and thousands of other gate agents at Envoy Air are seeking pay raises as negotiations get underway between the Communications Workers of America union and the airline.