Flight Attendants Achieve 10 Hours Rest with FAA Final Rule

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today finalized a rule requiring 10 hours minimum, non-reducible rest for Flight Attendants between duty days.

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AFA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November marks the beginning of Native American Heritage Month; a month-long celebration of the histories, cultures, contributions, and achievements of Native Americans to the United States.

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Tell Airline CEOs to Invest in People, Not Wall Street

Add your name to demand Airline CEOs pledge to stabilize the industry with reliable operations and good jobs before diverting any airline profits to Wall Street through stock buybacks.

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Monkeypox: What You Need To Know

The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a global health emergency, its highest-level warning, and U.S. officials are weighing a similar declaration, as the virus spreads in countries where it is not traditionally found.

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FAA Refers Violent Passengers to DOJ for Prosecution

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it has referred more than three dozen unruly passengers to the FBI for potential criminal prosecution amid a sharp rise in onboard incidents

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Scholarships and Free College for AFA Flight Attendants & Family

Over 2,300 families, including AFA members, have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation.

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AFA Disaster Relief Fund

We take care of each other, Flight Attendants helping Flight Attendants. The AFA Disaster Relief Fund provides assistance to AFA members and retirees who have suffered significant damage and/or relocation as a result of a disaster.

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    Flight Attendant Detained by ICE

    UPDATE 3/22/19 7:15 pm Eastern: Selene was released from the detention center, thanks to your action. Washington Post article: https://wapo.st/2U3E1w7

    Flight Attendant Selene Saavedra Roman is sitting in an ICE detention center - where she has been held for over a month in inhumane conditions - and threatened with deportation to a country she's never known. We demand that Selene immediately be released, reunited with her husband, and all charges against her dropped. Full story

    Flight Attendants Achieve 10 Hours Rest with FAA Final Rule

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today finalized a rule requiring 10 hours minimum, non-reducible rest for Flight Attendants between duty days – finally implementing a 2018 law that will make aviation safer for over 100,000 Flight Attendants and the passengers in our care.

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    Disaster Relief Fund: Help Your Flying Partners Recover

    President Biden has issued a disaster declaration for counties in Florida as the state recovers from the devastating impact of Hurricane Ian. The storm continues to make its way up the East Coast and more counties may be added as the destruction is assessed. If you’ve been impacted by Ian, and your primary residence is in Florida, you are eligible for AFA Disaster Relief Funds.

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    Flight Attendants at Eastern Airlines Vote Overwhelmingly to Join AFA

    “Eastern Flight Attendants have spoken loudly and clearly,” said AFA International President Sara Nelson. “Our entire union is thrilled to welcome them, and ready to work shoulder-to-shoulder to negotiate a contract that gives them real voice on the job, safe conditions at work, time to rest, clarity with pay protections and benefits that reflect their contribution to the airline.”

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    Avelo Flight Attendants Vote Yes to Join AFA

    This week, six months after Avelo Flight Attendants filed for an election with super majority support, the National Mediation Board (NMB) announced that they have voted to form a union with AFA.

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    Spirit Flight Attendants Picket After Contract Violations and Mass Cancellations Stranded Flight Attendants

    Empty promises from Spirit management “to do better” will no longer suffice. Flight Attendants will not be silent and standby while Spirit Airlines continues to violate their employee contracts, leaving them on duty for 10+ hours after flight cancellations and on hold with the company for hours.

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