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Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsement of Association of Flight Attendants

Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsement of Association of Flight Attendants

Today, after receiving the endorsement of the Association of Flight Attendants, Hillary Clinton issued the following statement:

“For over 70 years, the Association of Flight Attendants has helped raise wages, benefits, and working conditions for its members all across – and above – America. Over the decades, it has brought our nation’s attention to important issues like discrimination, outsourcing, and equal pay. Every American worker deserves an advocate like the AFA in their corner, and I’m honored to have earned their endorsement.

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AFA in Action: Election 2016

AFA in Action: Election 2016

AFA Members all over the country will be working to engage voters and get them to the polls to elect candidates, who have a history of fighting for working people and will continue to do so once they’re elected.

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U.S. Presidential Election 2016

U.S. Presidential Election 2016

September 28, 2016 - Dear Flying Partners,

The next President of the United States will make important decisions that could reshape the face of aviation and labor rights. The President also appoints and directs the work of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of Labor, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Health and Human Services, National Mediation Board and Department of State. The President will also appoint Supreme Court Justices and the Court has often determined labor rights and issues of equality that directly affect AFA members.

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Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson

Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson

Sept 22, 2016 - At a time when corporate interests in all sectors of our economy are trying to eliminate unions, remember Flight 1549, the union-made miracle on the Hudson.

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Help from the AFA-CWA Disaster Relief Fund For the Louisiana Floods

Help from the AFA-CWA Disaster Relief Fund For the Louisiana Floods

August 24, 2016 — We know that disasters can change lives forever. While we can’t stop destructive events from happening, we can, as a Union, assist our members with their recovery. AFA established the disaster relief fund after September 11th to assist our members whose lives were placed in harms way.

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9/11 Memorial & Museum Honors Flight Crewmembers in Conjunction with National Aviation Week


9/11 Memorial & Museum Honors Flight Crewmembers in Conjunction with National Aviation Week

August 12, 2016 — The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will mark National Aviation Week (August 15-19, 2016) by providing free Museum access to flight crew members both active and retired. Throughout the week, the Museum will feature flight crew-themed Auditorium programming to highlight this chapter in aviation history and share these stories with Museum visitors.

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Congress to Vote on Federal Aviation Administration Extension

Congress to Vote on FAA Extension

July 11, 2016 — Congress has agreed on an FAA extension, which will keep the agency funded and running through September 30, 2017. This is a “bridge” FAA Reauthorization Bill, in addition to funding the agency, there are several new safety and policy issues in this extension. A vote on the extension is expected early next week and is expected to pass. 

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