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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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Take Action for a Permanent Ban on Knives


Last year we won a major battle to reverse national security policy and keep knives out of the passenger cabin. Let's make sure we never have to fight that battle again!

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OSHA Enforcement Begins for Cabin Crew


New OSHA protections in the aircraft cabin beginning March 26 are explained in AFA booklet.

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US Airways Flight Attendants Vote To Join Forces With American Flight Attendants For Historic Bargaining Agreement at World's Largest Airline


US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify an Agreement on Bargaining and Representation between AFA and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) along with a Negotiations Protocol Agreement with American Airlines management. The agreement establishes a joint negotiations protocol for a single contract at the New American Airlines with the assurance of improvements in one year for all 24,000 Flight Attendants.

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Flight Attendant Union Applauds Arizona Governor For Veto Of Discrimination Bill


The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today cheered the veto of Senate Bill 1062 by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Earlier this week, AFA joined thousands of activists and marched on the State Capitol building demanding the veto.

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement, Demand Improvements


Flight Attendants at Alaska Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted down a tentative agreement with management. Through the vote, Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants sent a strong message to management that they expect more for their award-winning contributions to the airline.

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Flight Attendant Union Mitigates Involuntary Furloughs at United Airlines


AFA International President Veda Shook, United MEC President Greg Davidowitch and Continental MEC President Marcus Valentino negotiated a staffing Side Letter of Agreement with United management this week. The agreement provides United Flight Attendants, who would otherwise be involuntarily furloughed, with more voluntary options as well as the ability for to “cross over” to employment at Continental Airlines. It also keeps the focus on joint contract negotiations with the backing of a unified Flight Attendant work group.

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