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OSHA Protections for Flight Crew: Booklet Details New Rules


Enforcement of new OSHA protections for Flight Attendants began on March 26, 2014, six months after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) corrected rules that excluded the passenger cabin.

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New AFA-CWA International Officers Start Term

June 1, 2014

Today marks the start of a new four year term of office for our AFA-CWA international officers.

Our new officers are:

Sara Nelson, International President
Debora Sutor, International Vice President
Kevin Creighan, International Secretary-Treasurer

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Honoring Aviation’s First Responders on Workers’ Memorial Day


Today, April 28, is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day when we stand with all of organized labor to remember those who have lost their lives or been injured on the job. As Flight Attendants, we hold close to our hearts the heroism of our flying partners who have given their lives for the profession we love in their role as first responders in aviation, and we renew our commitment to fight for safe workplaces, be they on the ground or in the air.

AFA is Global Leader in Cabin Crew Safety Training Standards


AFA-CWA’s expertise in developing Flight Attendant training was recognized yet again with an invitation to participate in the FAA’s Air Carrier Training Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ACT ARC), in addition to AFA’s leadership in developing global training standards, as published by a United Nations specialized agency.

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Trade Deals, Flags of Convenience Model to Exploit Aviation Workers


NAFTA on steroids. The biggest trade deal you’ve never heard of. Flags of Convenience. If these labels sound familiar, you’ve been paying attention: U.S. aviation workers are about to take a one-two punch -- unless we take action now.

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Collecting Member Feedback for 42nd Annual AFA BOD Meeting


AFA is a member-driven union and AFA’s highest governing body, the Board of Directors, is meeting April 28-30, 2014 in Orlando. That’s why it’s important for all members in good standing

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PED Survey to Close Monday, April 7 at Noon EDT


AFA’s online survey of Flight Attendants’ experience of passenger PED use is closing Monday, April 7 at noon EDT.  With almost 1,000 responses so far, the message is clear: use of portable electronic devices

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