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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.
AFA and APFA Deal Sets the Stage for Contract Improvements
Washington, DC and Fort Worth, TX (December 20, 2013) - The unions representing Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines reached an agreement this week on how their workgroup will be represented at the new company and how they will work together to achieve an industry-leading joint contract. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA represents the pre-merger US Airways workgroup while the Association of Professional Flight Attendants represents the pre-merger American workgroup. Read more »
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has reached a tentative agreement with
Alaska Airlines management on a five year agreement that would cover over 3,100 Flight Attendants. The tentative agreement, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board, contains wage increases and improved job security and protections. Read more »
MIRAMAR, Fla., December 13, 2013 – Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) and its flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), announced today that they reached a tentative agreement for a five-year contract. The tentative agreement, which is subject to ratification by the flight attendant membership, planned for first quarter 2014, was unanimously supported by the union’s leadership. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board. Read more »
AFA Launches Campaign Against Allowing In-Flight Voice Calls
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) began an extensive public and congressional outreach campaign aimed at reversing today’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would allow for in-flight cell phone voice calls onboard commercial aircraft.Read more »
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today after the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a process that would possibly ban in-flight voice calls:
“We are thankful for the leadership of Secretary Foxx and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for stepping in to ensure that all aspects of using mobile devices for in-flight phone calls are thoroughly evaluated. Read more »
Washington, DC –The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today by AFA US Airways President Roger Holmin as US Airways grew into the world’s largest airline through its merger with American Airlines.
“Today, we ring the bell to honor our past and celebrate our future. Our history was made by little airlines that could – and did. US Airways Flight Attendants have spent entire careers building unity. And today, we stand up for the opportunities that come with building the world’s largest airline.Read more »