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Following AFA’s tireless advocacy to improve safety and health standards for Flight Attendants in the workplace, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized a policy statement that corrects a nearly four-decade old exclusion of OSHA in the passenger cabin.
Chicago, IL – Greg Davidowitch, United Master Executive Council President, Marcus Valentino, Continental Master Executive Council President and Suzanne Hendricks, Continental Micronesia Master Executive Council President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA at United Airlines (AFA), representing 25,000 United Flight Attendants, today issued the following joint statement of support for the Mechanics at United Airlines following the collapse of Contract negotiations with the Teamsters:
“Management has made promises to the employees of United Airlines and they need to deliver on those commitments by completing post-merger joint contracts. Mechanics, like United Flight Attendants, are resolved to achieve a contract based on the terms employees expect. If United is to be the best airline, it requires recognition of its most valuable asset, the employees upon whom our airline’s success has been built. An industry-leading airline requires employees who are supported by industry leading contracts. Read more »
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the possibility that airlines could allow passengers to make cell phone calls: “Passengers overwhelmingly reject cell phone use in the aircraft cabin. The FCC should not proceed with this proposal. Read more »
Washington, DC – American Eagle Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voiced concern that the recent US Airways/American Airlines anti-trust settlement will have Read more »
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today enthusiastically supported the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (ENDA). This bill, passed by the United States Senate, would prohibit an employer from using an individual’s actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity as the basis for adverse or different treatment in employment or employment opportunities. Read more »