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Starting the Conversation to Tackle Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault

Starting the Conversation to Tackle Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault 

Washington Post op-ed

A national discussion on sexual assault and sexual harassment has lifted the veil on a silent epidemic in our society. This provides us with an opportunity for real change that advances equality and safety for all of our sisters and brothers. As Flight Attendants we have a unique opportunity to join a positive dialogue about the change we want to see and the world we want for our children. We are on the frontlines of public discussion, and we must also recognize what this moment means for our careers, our flying partners and all of the people on our planes.

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A message from Oscar: Standing up for what's right, for each other

A message from Oscar: Standing up for what's right, for each other

United CEO Oscar Munoz sent the letter below to all United employees in response to AFA President Sara Nelson's op-ed in the Washington Post.

Dear United team,

Whether it's equal pay or access to education, parity with regard to leadership at the top of corporations or government, our society will only progress as far and fast as our sisters and daughters enjoy the same rights, respect and opportunities as our brothers and sons. At United, we know we can't be the company we want and need to be unless we make the best of all our colleagues' energy and skills by promoting diversity and equality throughout our ranks, from our officer corps to the front line. Achieving this goal is a journey, not a destination itself, and while we know we have further to go, this is something I am personally committed to and have prioritized for our officer team.

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The one best idea for ending sexual harassment

The one best idea for ending sexual harassment

Originally published in The Washington Post on December 8, 2017

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Take Action: Stop the Tax $ Grab

Take Action: Stop the Tax $ Grab

December 6, 2017 — Last week the Senate voted for permanent tax cuts for corporations along with incentives for outsourcing American jobs. Some working families will get a temporary tax cut, but lose the right to deductions effectively raising taxes while cutting programs working people and retirees need, like Social Security, Medicare and access to education.

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Flight attendants need to feel empowered to fight harassment

Flight attendants need to feel empowered to fight harassment

Originally published on The Runway Girl Network, December 5, 2017

When she was in her late 20s, flight attendant Sandra Davis went back onto the empty aircraft on which she’d just flown to retrieve a sweater a passenger had left on the plane. She was bending over looking on the floor when she was joined by her supervisor. She thought he was there to help her. He was not.

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U.S. flight crews ill-equipped for sexual harassment complaints

U.S. flight crews ill-equipped for sexual harassment complaints

Originally published by Reuters on December 1, 2017

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Zuckerberg Sister’s Harassment Spotlights ‘Epidemic’ on Airlines

Zuckerberg Sister’s Harassment Spotlights ‘Epidemic’ on Airlines

Originally published by Bloomberg News on December 1, 2017

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