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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...

Nov 25, 2014, 15:39 ET
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AFA Calls on TSA and Port Authority to Remove Knives and Protect Passengers and Crew

Following today's Newsday/News 12 Long Island story about steak knives in the secure area of airports, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA...

Nov 24, 2014, 17:39 ET
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U.S. and European Transport Unions Meet in Washington, Continue Push to Deny NAI

Transportation union leaders and labor advocates from the United States and Europe met today to discuss Norwegian Air International (NAI)'s...

Nov 19, 2014, 12:57 ET
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AFA President to Address NAI Foreign Air Carrier Application with Rep. LoBiondo (NJ-02)

This Thursday, November 20th, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) will provide sharp opinions about the Norwegian Air...

Nov 05, 2014, 16:14 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Applauds Efforts To Enhance Ebola Response

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, commended the Obama Administration for efforts...

Oct 24, 2014, 15:45 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Meets with Transportation and Healthcare Officials on Ebola Concerns

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, together with aviation union affiliates of the...

Oct 17, 2014, 15:20 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Issues Ebola Protection And Response Checklist

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:15 ET
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AFA Applauds Frontier Airlines For Swift, Responsive Action After Recent Ebola Incident

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, applauds Frontier Airlines management for...

Oct 09, 2014, 16:14 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Secure Tentative Agreement

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today announced a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management. The five year agreement,...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:57 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Calls For Increased Passenger Health Screenings In Countries With Ebola

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 airlines, today called on government and...

Sep 22, 2014, 16:37 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Applauds Congressional Letter Urging Current Ban On In-Flight Voice Calls

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a...

Sep 19, 2014, 19:18 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Launches Campaign For Critical Aviation Security Issues At DC Movie Premiere

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, is hosting an award-winning documentary about 9/11...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:55 ET
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Flight Attendant Union And United Airlines Announce Unprecedented Early Out Program For Flight Attendants

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and United Airlines today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily...

Sep 02, 2014, 17:42 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Applauds DOT Rejection Of Exemption For Norwegian Air International

After months of intense pressure from a broad labor coalition, including the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the United States...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:04 ET
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Unions Representing U.S. Flight Attendants Call On DOT To Support Established Labor Standards And Deny NAI

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport...