Celebrating Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month

Happy Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month! National Hispanic Heritage Month is annually celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the U.S.

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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

    Historic New International Officer Team Starts

    The directly-elected AFA leaders from 17 airlines re-elected Sara Nelson as International President by acclamation to serve the new four year term. Keturah Johnson was elected as International Vice President and Dante Harris as International Secretary-Treasurer, both for first terms. The new term of office begins June 1, 2022.

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    10 Hours Rest on way to Implementation

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee sent a letter today to the The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) telling the agency to get 10 hours rest implemented NOW.

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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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