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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 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...

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 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 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....

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...

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...