Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Secure Tentative Agreement
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has reached a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management on a five year agreement that would cover over 3,100 Flight Attendants. The tentative agreement, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board, contains wage increases and improved job security and protections.
"Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants were unwavering in our resolve that a new agreement recognize the contributions we make each and every day to our award-winning airline. We are proud partners in the great success of Alaska Airlines. It is now up to Flight Attendants to review the details and decide if it recognizes our innumerable contributions," said Jeffrey Peterson, AFA President at Alaska Airlines.
The tentative agreement will be presented to the Alaska Airlines Flight Attendant leadership. Once approved to go out for a vote, further details will be released and the agreement will be sent to the membership for ratification.
The Association of Flight Attendants is the world's largest Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight Attendant profession for over 67 years. Serving as the voice for Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working conditions. Nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, including 6,800 members at US Airways, come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.
SOURCE Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA)