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Join United AFA on the Picket Line This Tuesday

Join United AFA on the Picket Line This Tuesday

September 24, 2022 - This Tuesday, September 27th, United AFA Flight Attendants will host a day of action across the country to demand United Airlines fix ongoing operational disruptions and focus on labor relations that support people on the frontlines.

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WIN: Court Affirms FMLA Eligibility for Flight Attendants is Based on Hours Worked or Paid, Not Just Flight Hours

WIN: Federal Court Affirms That FMLA Eligibility for Flight Attendants is Based on Hours Worked or Paid and Not Just Flight Hours

September 17, 2022 — In a case before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, our union filed an amicus, or “friend of the court,” brief supporting the U.S. Department of Labor over the issue of determining which types of hours are used to determine FMLA eligibility. This issue came about because Mesa was arguing that they had the unilateral ability to determine FMLA eligibility based on flight hours alone and not for all duty hours. Management also tried to claim that duty hours are “not defined.” The Mesa AFA Leadership collected reports and helped AFA legal build the case for our collective rights under FMLA. 

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Celebrating Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month

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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NYC Labor Day Parade 2022

NYC Labor Day Parade 2022

September 17, 2022 - The New York City Labor Day Parade is always held the Saturday following Labor Day. AFA Endeavor Local 45 hosted our union this year alongside CWA. The parade returned to Fifth Avenue for the first time since 2019. Tens of thousands of workers representing more than 200 unions and constituency groups came together in a powerful show of labor solidarity on the 140th Anniversary of the first Labor Day parade in the United States, when more than 10,000 workers marched from New York City Hall to Union Square in 1882.

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Never Forget: 21 Years

Never Forget: 21 Years

September 17, 2022 - Our AFA Honor Guard and Flight Attendants around the country honored our heroes on those four fateful flights on September 11, 2001.

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Labor Day is Our Day

Labor Day is Our Day

September 2, 2022 — Happy Labor Day, Flight Attendants! This is your day. It’s the day to celebrate our work and recognize that we bring all of the value to our economy. 

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Pilots and Flight Attendants on the Picket Line Calling on Airline Management to Fix Operational Issues and Invest in Workers

Pilots and Flight Attendants on the Picket Line Calling on Airline Management to Fix Operational Issues and Invest in Workers

September 2, 2022 — AFA Flight Attendants joined ALPA Pilots around the country this week on the picket line to send a strong message to airline management that it’s time to fix the operational problems and get new contracts done. 

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