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Man dies of apparent overdose on Delta flight: 'There's no Narcan'

Man dies of apparent overdose on Delta flight: 'There's no Narcan'

This article was originally published by Yahoo Lifestyle on July 15th, 2019.

A passenger alleges that a man overdosed and died on a Delta Air Lines flight, and the crew was not equipped with Naloxone, a drug that could have saved his life.

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From Your EAP: Managing Bullying

From Your EAP: Managing Bullying

(July 12, 2019) - When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior,  it send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.  Below are some action step to help AFA members formulate their own personal plan in addressing bullying behavior, regardless of setting.

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TAKE ACTION: Keep Families Together

TAKE ACTION: KEEP FAMILIES TOGETHER

July 2, 2019 — Flight Attendants have directly been affected in the course of our work by changes to immigration policy and many Flight Attendants have family who are concerned right now that they will be separated from our loved ones. All Flight Attendants are first responders and committed to the safety and wellbeing of every passenger on our planes. We serve as ambassadors of freedom, helping hundreds of millions of people traverse the United States and the globe. We are often the first to confront the issues that are foremost in public discourse and experience public policy changes. We promote deescalation of conflict in order to ensure safe and secure passage and our industry has led promotion of human rights and peace. Therefore we call on our entire industry to work together to put a stop to any policies that lead to forced family separations, inhumane and unsafe conditions or spread panic and fear.

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Condemning Trump Administration Attacks on LGBTQIA+ Persons

Condemning Trump Administration Attacks on LGBTQIA+ Persons

Association of Flight Attendants–CWA, AFL-CIO Executive Board Resolution, June 25, 2019

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EBOD Resolution — AFA Actions to Support Keeping Families Together, Children Safe, and Opposition of ICE Raids Spreading Panic and Fear in Our Communities

EBOD Resolution — AFA Actions to Support Keeping Families Together, Children Safe, and Opposition of ICE Raids Spreading Panic and Fear in Our Communities 

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The inside story of MCAS: How Boeing’s 737 MAX system gained power and lost safeguards

The inside story of MCAS: How Boeing’s 737 MAX system gained power and lost safeguards

Originally published by the Seattle Times on June 22, 2019 by Dominic Gates and Mike Baker

Early in the development of the 737 MAX, engineers gathered at Boeing’s transonic wind tunnel in Seattle to test the jet’s aerodynamics using a scale model with a wingspan comparable to that of an eagle.

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AFA-CWA Scholarships Awarded

AFA-CWA Scholarships Awarded

(June 21, 2019) - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to dependents of AFA members who will be attending a college or university.

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