Flight Attendants at Mesa Airlines to Vote on Tentative Agreement
Washington, DC (January 15, 2016) – Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with Mesa Airlines management. The four year agreement would cover over 700 Flight Attendants and includes economic and quality of life gains. The deal was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board.
“Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants work hard as aviation’s first responders. AFA’s Mesa Leadership found it important to get the tentative agreement into the hands of Flight Attendants. Ultimately, it is up to AFA members to determine if the agreement meets their needs," said Samantha Alexander, AFA President at Mesa Airlines.
Next, the agreement will be sent to membership for ratification and further details will be released.
The Association of Flight Attendants is the world’s largest Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight Attendant profession for 70 years. Serving as the voice for Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working conditions. Nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.