Updated HEROES Act Introduced as Time Runs Out for Airline Workers

September 29, 2020 Admin 0

September 29, 2020

Texas Senator Cornyn’s Support Boosts Chances for Passage in the Senate 
On Monday evening, House Democrats led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced a revised version of the HEROES Act, which includes $25 billion in funding for airline workers and another $3 billion for airline contractors. With a bipartisan majority of members of the House of Representatives on record supporting an extension of the Payroll Support Act (PSP), if the bill earns support in the Republican-controlled Senate, the eventual extension of the funding is all but assured.

If the bill fails to become law immediately, however, airlines may