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Stop Privatization of the U.S. Postal Service

Stop Privatization of the U.S. Postal Service

U.S. Postal Service mail and packages fly on our planes. The routes we fly to communities across the country depend on a strong, public United States Postal Service. We're standing with our sisters and brothers from American Postal Workers Union (APWU), National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), National Rural Letter Carriers' Association (NRLCA), and National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) to stop privatization!

No privatization of the people's post office! Call your Member of Congress and Senators at (202) 224-3121 and tell them to Support H.Res 993 and S.Res 633.

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We Support UNITE HERE! Marriott Hotel Workers on Strike

We Support UNITE HERE! Marriott Hotel Workers on Strike

UNITE HERE represents hotel workers including housekeepers, doormen, cooks, servers, and other hotel employees around the country. 

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Make a Plan to Vote in the Midterm Elections

Make a Plan to Vote in the Midterm Elections

The November 6, 2018 midterm election will determine what we can achieve for working families and for our profession. We are counting on every AFA-CWA member to vote.  

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10 Hours Rest is Law

10 Hours Rest is Law

On October 5, 2018, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 became law. The Secretary of the Department of Transportation now has 30 days to change the federal rest rules for Flight Attendants. The new rest rule is: 10 hours free from duty (release to report) and it cannot be reduced for any reason. The FAA will provide the airlines with an implementation period for the new rest rules, which typically is no more than six months. We will update Flight Attendants as the implementation process moves forward.

2018 Wings Over Wall Street

2018 Wings Over Wall Street

October 10, 2018 - 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.

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Stay Safe Flight Attendants: AFA Resources for Hurricane Michael

AFA Resources for Hurricane Michael 

Hurricane Michael will make landfall today in Florida, causing life-threatening conditions for people in the Gulf Coast region and along the Eastern seaboard. Hundreds of thousands of people have and will be affected including members of our AFA and Flight Attendant Family. AFA EAP is always available at 800-424-2406

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Congress Passes 10 Hours Rest, FAA Reauthorization Bill

Congress Passes 10 Hours Rest, FAA Reauthorization Bill

October 3, 2018 — WE DID IT! Today, the Senate voted bipartisan and overwhelmingly to pass the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill is now approved by both chambers of Congress and will go to the President's desk for signing before the October 7, 2018 deadline. 

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