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KCM Update August 28, 2019

KCM Update August 28, 2019

(August 28, 2019) - Your reports have been extremely helpful in addressing issues. We received one tenth the number of reports that we did yesterday - so you made a huge difference in helping us resolve issues. Keep reporting any discrepancies. The reporting for link is at the end of this message.

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Important KCM Update

Important KCM Update

August 26, 2019 — Since the announcement on Saturday that Known Crewmember (KCM) procedures would change AFA has been interfacing with TSA, industry, and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). We are pleased to report to you the procedure to require a uniform for access through KCM will not go into effect this Wednesday. The KCM website has been updated with this notice: https://www.knowncrewmember.org/8-26-19-notice-to-known-crewmembers/.

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CWA Sisters and Brothers on Strike at AT&T Southeast Over Unfair Labor Practices

CWA Sisters and Brothers on Strike at AT&T Southeast Over Unfair Labor Practices

(August 26, 2019) — We are on strike at AT&T Southeast! Our CWA Sisters and Brothers at AT&T Southeast, over 20,000 strong, in in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, are fighting for a fair contract that is bargained in good faith and to keep good jobs right here where we live. We stand with them and call on AFA members to find a picket line to walk in support.

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TSA Issues Notice of KCM Change

TSA Issues Notice of KCM Change

(August 24, 2019) — Earlier today, TSA posted an Alert to the KCM website, changing procedures for the program. (https://www.knowncrewmember.org/alert-august-24-2019/) Unpredictable Screening Procedures will change August 27 and the requirement for crew uniforms will become effective this Wednesday, August 28th.

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TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard

TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— Our workspace is the public’s travel space and in that space today, crews and passengers are breathing toxins and it has to stop.

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Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) Conference

Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) Conference

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— The 9th Annual Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol (FADAP) Conference was held this week at the Maritime Conference Center in Baltimore. AFA was successful in achieving government authorization for this program overseen by the FAA, while labor, management, and regulators all participate to make it work in order to promote safety and security through treatment and consistent recovery. More than 300 people attended this year with representatives from 26 airlines, including Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, American, British Airways, Compass, Delta, Endeavor, Envoy, Frontier, Hawaiian,  Horizon, jetBlue, Mesa, National Business Aviation Association, Omni Air, Piedmont, PSA, Quantas, Republic, SkyWest, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, United and WestJet. 

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AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants Safely Evacuate Almost 200 Passengers Under a Minute

AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants Safely Evacuate Almost 200 Passengers Under a Minute

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— Aviation's first responders in action! AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants safely evacuated almost 200 passengers in about one minute at Daniel K. Inouye international airport after the crew declared an in-flight emergency due to smoke in the cargo hold and cabin. Officials have reported passengers did leave their belongings behind, which is a welcome change and something we need all airline passengers to do every time.

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