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Aug 26, 2015, 13:19 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Honors Women's Equality Day

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) celebrates the 95th anniversary of the victory of the Women's Suffrage Movement, the ratification of...

Aug 25, 2015, 09:28 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 70 Years

Seventy years ago, the Airline Stewardess Association was formed and began to pave the way for what is today the world's largest Flight Attendant...

Aug 20, 2015, 16:23 ET
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United Airlines Flight Attendants File for Federal Mediation in Contract Dispute

 United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for federal mediation under the...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:12 ET
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United Airlines Earnings Report Reiterates Need for Investment in Flight Attendant Contract

Upon today's release of United Airlines' earnings report, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has released a statement: "United...

Jul 16, 2015, 16:51 ET
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United Airlines Flight Attendant Union Protest Turns Out Crowds at Airports around the World

United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), were joined by supporters internationally to call...

Jul 16, 2015, 11:58 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant and Pilot Unions March Together in Chicago to Take Stand for Fair Contract at United Airlines

 As Flight Attendants protest around the world today, the United Chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and the Association of...

Jul 16, 2015, 10:21 ET
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Hundreds Picket United Airlines in Pacific and Europe for Fair Flight Attendant Contract

Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), began today picketing in Guam, Tokyo and Hong Kong with...

Jul 15, 2015, 14:51 ET
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Labor Leaders Join Flight Attendants in Calls for Fair Contract at United Airlines

In an atmosphere of record company profits, smiling shareholders and eye-popping executive salaries, United Airlines Flight Attendants will march...

Jul 15, 2015, 10:48 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Marches in Day of Action for a Contract for United Flight Attendants

Flight Attendants throughout the U.S. aviation industry and supporters from across the country are picketing July 16th as the Association of Flight...

Jul 10, 2015, 14:48 ET
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United Airlines Flight Attendants Union to Conduct System-Wide Day of Action July 16

The world's largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), is conducting a system-wide Day of Action on July 16th...

Jun 26, 2015, 11:21 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Support of Marriage Equality

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds today's Supreme Court's historic ruling. AFA's International President Sara Nelson issued...

Jun 23, 2015, 17:17 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Fights for Cabin Air Quality

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) president at Alaska Airlines, Jeffrey Peterson, released a statement today following...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:23 ET
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Flight Attendants March in System-Wide Day of Action for Equal Compensation

Flight Attendants from throughout the U.S. aviation industry are picketing today as the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) conducts a...

Jun 05, 2015, 09:57 ET
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Flight Attendants and Lawmakers Call Attention to DOT/DHS Initiative to End Human Trafficking

 Tomorrow marks the two-year anniversary of the Blue Lightning Initiative launched by the Department of Transportation and Department of...

Jun 01, 2015, 12:22 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Leads Charge against Human Trafficking on Airplanes

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) calls on the aviation industry to join forces to abolish human trafficking on our planes. The union...

May 08, 2015, 10:47 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Calls on American Airlines CEO to Treat All Employees Equally

Flight Attendant leaders from 18 airlines, representatives of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), unanimously adopted a...

May 07, 2015, 13:05 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Union Pledges to Support Contract Employees' Fight for Fifteen

 Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued a statement today in support of...

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...