April 28, 2016
Dear AFA-CWA Members:
Today, pause to recognize Workers’ Memorial Day.
In 1970, the AFL-CIO declared April 28th as Workers’ Memorial Day, remembering those who have died on the job and redoubling our efforts to maintain and promote safety at work.
STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING ON OUR PLANES.
AFA-CWA has launched a massive campaign to take real action against Human Trafficking – we call on the aviation industry to join forces to abolish human trafficking on our planes.
Numerous Air Safety Agencies have called for contaminated air detection systems to be fitted to commercial aircraft to prevent flight safety being compromised and to warn when their air is contaminated. The industry has ignored these calls and continues to fail to inform passengers when they have been exposed to contaminated air on aircraft.
Washington, DC (March 16, 2016) — The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today voted to include language promoted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA to address fatigue through a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) for Flight Attendants. Read more »
Washington, DC (March 8, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds the reinstatement of the 13 United Airlines Flight Attendants who were wrongfully terminated in October 2014. AFA International President Sara Nelson stated: Read more »
Washington, DC (March 7, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised the introduction of the Stop Trafficking On Planes (STOP) Act to fight human trafficking with proper training for aviation workers, led by U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). Read more »