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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...

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...

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...

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...