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AFA Leads U.S. Delegation in Brazil to Combat Human Trafficking

AFA Leads U.S. Delegation in Brazil to Combat Human Trafficking

July 30, 2023 — Our union has worked for a decade to be 100,000 trained eyes in the skies to combat human trafficking. In 2015, AFA launched a major campaign — Hidden in Plane Sight — to support the Blue Lightning Initiative (BLI) by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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APFA Flight Attendants Authorize Strike Vote

APFA Flight Attendants Authorize Strike Vote

July 28, 2023 - Our APFA flying partners at American Airlines will hold a strike authorization vote, following years without a raise and lengthy negotiations with management. 

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Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement at UPS

Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement at UPS

July 28, 2023 - The Teamsters and UPS agreed on a tentative agreement on Tuesday. The five-year contract deal would offers raises for all UPS employees and installation of air-conditioning units in new delivery vans. Workers will vote on the TA starting August 3rd. 

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Hollywood Strikes Grow

Hollywood Strikes Grow

July 28, 2023 - Actors went on strike after talks with studios broke down, joining film and television writers who have been on picket lines since May and deepening the disruption of scores of shows and movies.

 

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Alaska AFA takes the contract fight to the picket line

Alaska AFA takes the contract fight to the picket line

July 28, 2023 - Expedited negotiations with management broke down a few weeks ago. While Alaska management claimed they were committed to “top of industry” wages when negotiations started nearly a year ago, their proposals fail to meet that standard or compensate Alaska Flight Attendants for all of their time on the job. 

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FAA Reauthorization 2023 Update

FAA Reauthorization 2023 Update

FAA Bill Passes the House

July 20, 2023 - The FAA bill (HR 3935) passed the House earlier today with a 351 - 69 vote for the bill. This is critical for our jobs. If the FAA is not funded, we don’t have the proper staffing and infrastructure to keep aviation moving. We see it today with operational meltdowns and reduced schedules - but safety is also a major issue when the national air system is stretched thin. That’s why it’s critical that Congress get an FAA bill done well before the September 30 funding deadline, without any threats of shutdown or extensions. We need stable longterm funding and planning for aviation to work across the industry.

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Solidarity Summer Heats Up

Solidarity Summer Heats Up

Alaska AFA takes the contract fight to the picket line

Expedited negotiations with management broke down a few weeks ago. While Alaska management claimed they were committed to “top of industry” wages when negotiations started nearly a year ago, their proposals fail to meet that standard or compensate Alaska Flight Attendants for all of their time on the job.

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