The American Way
Oct 11, 2016 - Economists say it's difficult to prove definitively effects of a merger, and there's been no comprehensive study of the American-US Airways deal. Still, there are signs that the concerns the government voiced in its lawsuit have become a reality.
by Justin Elliott, ProPublica
October 11, 2016
How Stronger Unions Could Fix Our Economy — And Our Politics
Oct 11, 2016 - Of the little we’ve heard, much of this election’s economic policy discussion has focused on what can be done about our historically slow growth, rising inequality, and decreasing social mobility. But neither candidate has focused on one no-brainer solution: strengthening unions.Read more »
2016 Wings Over Wall Street
October 7, 2016 - AFA Members, Toni Diamond and Warren Schiffer, became founders of the extraordinary benefit, "Wings Over Wall Street" when Toni was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.Read more »
Hurricane Matthew Approaches Florida; Governor Urges 1.5 Million to Flee
Oct 6, 2016 - Taking aim at central Florida’s Atlantic coast, Hurricane Matthew intensified Thursday into a Category 4 storm with winds of at least 140 miles per hour and strengthening. The storm was blamed for the deaths of 100 people in Haiti.Read more »
Fight for 10: Tell Your Senators to Support Bill S.3421
We must raise the standards for all Flight Attendants with 10 hours minimum rest and a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) that addresses real problems of fatigue in the operation. We've achieved more on this than ever before, but we won't rest until the job is done and Flight Attendant fatigue is put to bed.