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Tell Secretary Mnuchin: You Can't Leverage People!

Tell Secretary Mnuchin: You Can't Leverage People!

March 31, 2020 — The grants in the relief package provide paychecks for workers, not bailouts for airlines. These grants do one thing and one thing only: fund paychecks and benefits for two million hourly workers like flight attendants, pilots, gate agents, mechanics, the people who clean planes, cook the food, and help people through the airport.

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Flight Attendant Volunteer Healthcare Force

Flight Attendant Volunteer Medical Assistance Force

We have heard from many Flight Attendants that you would like to do more to support our medical community. As flights are pulled down, it may be that aviation’s first responders have time to help. We are discussing with government and medical support services the critical need for extra hands – either through virtual on-line assistance or hands on at hospitals and medical centers.

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Healthcare During COVID-19

Healthcare During COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Dear Flight Attendants:

Across the country, governors are issuing “Stay At Home Orders” in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. COVID-19 has taken over all aspects of life, both at home and work. This letter addresses safety and health – as well as answers questions Flight Attendants have asked about what else we can do to help our medical professionals treat the sick and stop the spread of the virus.

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Jobs Saved But More to Do

Jobs Saved But More to Do

March 27, 2020 

Dear Flight Attendants:

Moments ago, the House of Representatives voted by voice to pass the CARES Act. This is historic both for our country and our industry. The bill will now go to the President for signing.

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URGENT: Tell Congress to Vote YES on H.R. 748

URGENT: Tell Congress to Vote YES on H.R. 748

March 26, 2020 — We built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other aviation workers. The Senate voted 96-0 for the CARES Act. The House of Representatives is set to vote on H.R. 748 tomorrow morning. The bill, which is part of the pandemic Stimulus response, has payroll grants that will save hundreds of thousands of jobs and will keep working people connected to our healthcare - especially important during this pandemic.

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Labor’s Plan Puts Workers First with Jobs and Paychecks

Labor’s Plan Puts Workers First with Jobs and Paychecks

An Op-Ed by AFA President Sara Nelson

March 23, 2020 — The Coronavirus pandemic shut down nearly our entire economy overnight.

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URGENT: Keep Calling Congress Today for Our Jobs

URGENT: Keep Calling Congress Today for Our Jobs

March 23, 2020 — We built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other workers. The Senate Democrats unanimously took a stand against McConnell's bill that would have resulted in massive layoffs and created another corporate slush fund. The Senate Democrats and the White House agree that our plan that is focused on workers is the better plan and now we need to fight hard to get it locked in!

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