Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the House on COVID-19 in Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2021) — The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing titled "Protecting Transportation Workers and Passengers from COVID: Gaps in Safety, Lessons Learned, and Next Steps." AFA President Sara Nelson will testify to the Payroll Support Program (PSP), vaccine prioritization and mask mandates. 

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Professor David Michaels, PhD, MPH, Milken Institute School of Public Health
Ms. Sara Nelson, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
Mr. Lewie Pugh, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA)
Mr. Ismael Rivera, Member of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1596
Professor William P. Bahnfleth, The Pennsylvania State University, and ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force
The Honorable Joe Buscaino, Los Angeles City Council 

WHEN: Thursday, February 4
11:00am ET

WHERE: https://youtu.be/TSVPgBqaj9E


The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, (AFA) AFL-CIO represents nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants at 17 airlines. AFA is the union that has advanced the Flight Attendant profession for 75 years, beating back discrimination and improving wages, benefits, working conditions, and aviation safety, health and security in the aircraft cabin. AFA also partners with the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.

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