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Make a Plan to Vote in the Midterm Elections

Make a Plan to Vote in the Midterm Elections

The November 6, 2018 midterm election will determine what we can achieve for working families and for our profession. We are counting on every AFA-CWA member to vote.  

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10 Hours Rest is Law

10 Hours Rest is Law

On October 5, 2018, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 became law. The Secretary of the Department of Transportation now has 30 days to change the federal rest rules for Flight Attendants. The new rest rule is: 10 hours free from duty (release to report) and it cannot be reduced for any reason. The FAA will provide the airlines with an implementation period for the new rest rules, which typically is no more than six months. We will update Flight Attendants as the implementation process moves forward.

2018 Wings Over Wall Street

2018 Wings Over Wall Street

October 10, 2018 - AFA Members, Toni Diamond and Warren Schiffer, became founders of the extraordinary benefit, "Wings Over Wall Street" when Toni was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Stay Safe Flight Attendants: AFA Resources for Hurricane Michael

AFA Resources for Hurricane Michael 

Hurricane Michael will make landfall today in Florida, causing life-threatening conditions for people in the Gulf Coast region and along the Eastern seaboard. Hundreds of thousands of people have and will be affected including members of our AFA and Flight Attendant Family. AFA EAP is always available at 800-424-2406

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Congress Passes 10 Hours Rest, FAA Reauthorization Bill

Congress Passes 10 Hours Rest, FAA Reauthorization Bill

October 3, 2018 — WE DID IT! Today, the Senate voted bipartisan and overwhelmingly to pass the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill is now approved by both chambers of Congress and will go to the President's desk for signing before the October 7, 2018 deadline. 

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Senate Extends Deadline One Week. Expect Vote on FAA Bill Next Week.

Senate Extends Deadline One Week. Expect Vote on FAA Bill Next Week.

September 28, 2018 — Tonight, Congress passed a one-week extension of the FAA's authorization through Oct. 7, 2018 to give the Senate a few extra days to vote on the full FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. On Wednesday, an overwhelming bipartisan vote in the House of Representatives approved the long-term bill. Now, the Senate needs to vote for the bill to send it to the President's desk for signing before the new October 7, 2018 deadline.

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No Knives Ever Again in FAA Bill

No Knives Ever Again. It's in the Bill.

September 27, 2018 — In addition to 10 Hours Minimum Rest, there are many AFA safety, health, and security priorities in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. And here's another BIG one:

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