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Jun 02, 2014, 13:37 ET

Flight Attendant Union Ushers In New Leadership

 New leaders took the reins at the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today. Elected in April at AFA's annual convention, Sara Nelson...

Nov 07, 2013, 16:35 ET
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Historic Non-Discrimination Act Reflects Core Value Of Flight Attendant Union

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today enthusiastically supported the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013...

May 01, 2013, 15:23 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants File For Mediation

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for mediation with the National...

Nov 30, 2012, 11:19 ET

Flight Attendants To Have Safety And Health Protections In The Cabin

AFA Commends Obama Administration for Extending Safety Standards to the Cabin The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today...

Nov 21, 2012, 11:27 ET

Flight Attendant Union Offers Helpful Tips For Safe Holiday Travel

As the holiday travel season kicks off with an estimated 24 million passengers traveling by air this year, the Association of Flight...

Oct 12, 2012, 13:27 ET

Delta Connection Flight Attendants Authorize Strike

Compass Airlines Flight Attendants Overwhelmingly Support Strike  Compass Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of...

Oct 01, 2012, 14:17 ET

AFA Flight Attendants First Through Known Crewmember Security Check Points

7,000 US Airways Flight Attendants First to Gain Access to Expedited Security Screening Starting today, US Airways Flight Attendants,...

Sep 14, 2012, 11:56 ET
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Delta Connection Flight Attendants To Vote On Strike

 Leadership of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) at Compass Airlines today called for a strike vote, following 31 months of...

Aug 22, 2012, 17:53 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Honors Evolution Of Profession

AFA Celebrates 67th Anniversary of Union by and for Flight Attendants The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today celebrated the...

Aug 17, 2012, 14:47 ET
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US Airways Express Flight Attendants Authorize Strike

Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants Support Strike by Strong Majority  Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the...

Aug 17, 2012, 13:11 ET
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Flight Attendants at Ryan International Ratify First Contract

Flight Attendants at Ryan International Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified their first...

Jul 27, 2012, 13:23 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Tentative Agreement At American Eagle Despite Difficult Bankruptcy Conditions

Flight Attendants Gain Chance to Vote on Contract Instead of Having Terms Imposed  American Eagle Flight Attendants, represented by...

Jun 28, 2012, 16:24 ET

Horizon Air Flight Attendants Take A Stand For Contract Improvements

 Flight Attendants at Horizon Air, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today turned down a tentative agreement...

Jun 26, 2012, 14:27 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Calls For Action To End Domestic Violence

Joined by hundreds of supporters and inspirational speakers, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), Veda...

Jun 07, 2012, 17:10 ET

AFA Continental Flight Attendants Reach a New Tentative Agreement with United

  The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) Continental Master Executive Council and United Continental Holdings, Inc. reached an...

May 23, 2012, 14:03 ET

Flight Attendant Union Secures Senate Advocacy For Inclusion Into Known Crewmember Alternate Screening

Senate Instruction for TSA to Extend Expedited Security Screening to All Flight Attendants Veda Shook, International President of the...

May 15, 2012, 14:17 ET
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Flight Attendant Anniversary Highlights Evolution of Profession

Flight Attendant Union Honors First Flight Attendant Ellen Church The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International...

May 09, 2012, 18:51 ET

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Commends President Obama on His Support of Marriage Equality

Today, Veda Shook, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), sent a letter to President Obama commending him for...

May 02, 2012, 16:26 ET

Pinnacle Flight Attendants Gain Chance To Vote For World's Largest Flight Attendant Union

 Today, a strong majority of Pinnacle and Colgan Flight Attendants joined Mesaba Flight Attendants in requesting that the National Mediation...

Apr 25, 2012, 16:55 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Calls for Strike Vote

  WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Air Wisconsin Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of...

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