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Apr 30, 2015, 17:50 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commends Members of Congress for Taking a Stand for Open and Fair Skies

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds the group of bipartisan members of Congress who sent a letter today urging the U.S....

Apr 01, 2015, 14:12 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Calls Attention to Analysis of Gulf Carrier Take Over of Market Share through Government Subsidies

As an outspoken and long-term advocate for workers' rights, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), a member of the Partnership for Open...

Mar 30, 2015, 18:11 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Calls on Indiana Legislature to Undo Hate Law

Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would allow businesses, governments, and even...

Mar 30, 2015, 09:55 ET
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Flight Attendants Picket Delta, United and American for Equal Pay

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Flight Attendants from nine regional airlines among its nearly 20 airlines, is...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:43 ET

Airline Unions Send Letter Questioning U.S. Travel Association Support of Gulf Carriers

 Today the union presidents of the Association of Flight Attendants; the Association of Professional Flight Attendants; the Communications...

Mar 19, 2015, 17:19 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Joins Partnership for Open and Fair Skies

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today announced the union has joined the Partnership for Open and Fair Skies and its efforts to...

Mar 05, 2015, 17:05 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commends Crews on Safe Evacuations

In the wake of incidents in Denver and New York this week, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA)'s International President Sara Nelson...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:28 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Set to Urge Congress to Oppose Fast Track

 Members of The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) will assemble on Capitol Hill Wednesday in their continued effort to push Congress...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:01 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Skies

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day all domestic airline flights of six hours or less became smoke free. The Association of Flight...

Feb 24, 2015, 10:11 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Continues to Push for Better Air Quality

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is pushing for improved air quality in aircraft cabins to protect both the crew and the passengers....

Feb 23, 2015, 12:13 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years...

Jan 22, 2015, 17:37 ET
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AFA Sues To Compel Delta Connection Carrier to Arbitrate Its Violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) filed suit today to compel Compass Airlines to arbitrate two contractual grievances over the...

Jan 19, 2015, 09:24 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 As our nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:30 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Salutes Crew of US Airways Flight 1549

On the sixth anniversary of the extraordinary landing on the Hudson, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:47 ET

Flight Attendants Demand Congress Passes Clean Homeland Security Funding Bill

Immediately following a rally on the Capitol steps with Democratic Leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Association of Flight...

Jan 09, 2015, 16:42 ET
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AFA Demands Reinstatement for Flight Attendants Who Raised Security Concerns

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) demands the reinstatement of the 13 Flight Attendants who were wrongfully terminated by United...

Jan 08, 2015, 14:45 ET
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Silver Airways Flight Attendants Choose AFA Representation

Silver Airways Flight Attendants voted to join the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) for representation and a strong, united voice in the...

Dec 17, 2014, 13:11 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO, voted to accept a tentative contract agreement...

Dec 16, 2014, 17:06 ET
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AFA Applauds TSA Change to Known Crewmember Alternate Screening Program

 Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) joined the chorus of applause from the aviation industry in the...

Dec 10, 2014, 17:32 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commends Congress for Action to Protect U.S. Aviation

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds Congress for including language in the year-end funding bill (amendment to H.R. 83) that...