AFA-CWA Asks National Mediation Board to Recommence Mediation for Former America West Flight Attendants
"While US Airways CEO
Prior to the merger, America West flight attendants spent considerable time negotiating a new contract, but those negotiations were paused with the expectation that US Airways would reach a merged contract with both groups. Flight Attendants at America West have not received general wage increases since
"The current America West contract, negotiated for a five year duration, is now ten years old. Our flight attendants have gone six years without any wage increases. We simply can not continue to drag along these negotiations with no relief in sight," said LeCarre.
America West flight attendant negotiations began in
For over 60 years, the Association of Flight Attendants has been serving as the voice for flight attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill. More than 55,000 flight attendants at 20 airlines come together to form AFA-CWA, the world's largest flight attendant union. AFA is part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afanet.org.
SOURCE Association of Flight Attendants
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