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Thanksgiving Travel Begins

Thanksgiving Travel Begins 

November 18, 2023 - TSA expects to screen more than 30 million travelers over the period, according to a news release, noting the three busiest days have historically been the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the Sunday after.

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Women and LGBTQ+ Rights Where We Fly, Around the World

Women and LGBTQ+ Rights Where We Fly, Around the World

November 6, 2023 — AFA International Vice President Keturah Johnson was invited by the Biden Administration to attend the the 20th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum. 

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AFA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

AFA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November 1, 2023 - November marks the beginning of Native American Heritage Month; a month-long celebration of the histories, cultures, contributions, and achievements of Native Americans to the United States.

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Know the Facts about Microdosing Psychedelics, Including Psilocybin

From Your AFA EAP: Know the Facts about Microdosing Psychedelics, Including Psilocybin

October 27, 2023— Microdosing is a practice where individuals consume very small, sub-perceptual doses of a psychoactive substance, typically a psychedelic compound like psilocybin (found in “magic mushrooms”) or LSD. These doses are much lower than what would be needed to induce a full-blown psychedelic experience. Recently, researchers, doctors and patients alike have been turning to microdosing to evaluate if this practice can have positive effects on mental health, mood and cognition struggle. However, all consumers, especially safety sensitive employees like Flight Attendants, should be aware of the below cautions and concerns.

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United at United for a Contract Now!

United at United for a Contract Now!

October 27, 2023 - Thousands of United Flight Attendants, flying partners from across our union and industry, and allies picketed at 19 airports worldwide Thursday to demand United management negotiate a industry-leading contract without delay.

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Bedbugs Can Be Anywhere, Not Just Paris

Beating Back Bedbugs

October 18, 2023 - A bedbug infestation in Paris has made headlines, but bedbugs can be anywhere, anytime. Here are a few simple precautions for Flight Attendants to help prevent the nightmare from ever happening.

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Safety and Comfort for Crew Affected by Violence in Israel

Safety and Comfort for Crew Affected by Violence in Israel

October 13, 2023 - Our hearts are broken by the violence consuming Israel and Gaza. We mourn the lives lost, the families torn apart and the trauma and fear that violence has brought to Israelis and Palestinians.

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