Flight Attendant Union Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washington, DC (January 18, 2016) – As our nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson said:
“We honor a great leader, a pioneer for diversity, and an advocate for labor. In addition to being a heroic champion for civil rights, Dr. King fought diligently for decent wages, fair working conditions, health and welfare measures, and respect for the individual. Dr. King promoted workers’ rights as human rights. Equality must include an equal voice.
"In Dr. King’s legacy is a model for how to overcome great challenges by building a movement for change through the power of the collective. AFA seeks to honor Dr. King every day by promoting collective bargaining and remaining resolute in demanding equality for all. We are stronger together. We are better together.”