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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2019 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, increases attention and support for awareness, early detection and treatment.

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Celebrating AFA-CWA Founder's Day - Oct 1, 2019

Celebrating AFA-CWA Founder's Day - Oct 1, 2019

September 30, 2019 – The 2013 AFA-CWA Board of Directors moved to recognize our Flight Attendant and Union history by establishing AFA-CWA Founders' Day. Founders’ Day was established to honor our Union's founding members and to recognize the important role of our active retirees. This Tuesday, October 1, 2019, we celebrate our annual AFA-CWA Founder's Day. October 1st was chosen because it was the birthdate of our last surviving founding member, Edith Lauterbach, who passed away in February 2013. She flew for United Airlines for over 40 years and witnessed the evolution of our profession from "sky girl" to Safety Professional and First Responder.

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AFA Stands With AFGE, Labor Movement Against WH Union-busting Orders

AFA Stands With AFGE, Labor Movement Against WH Union-busting Orders

September 27, 2019 — AFA joined the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and other federal worker unions this week on Capitol Hill in protesting against the administration’s efforts to undermine federal employee unions and prevent workers from blowing the whistle on mismanagement and other workplace abuses.

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Walking the Picket Line with Striking GM Workers

Walking the Picket Line with Striking GM Workers

September 27, 2019 — Flight Attendants are standing with our 50,000 UAW sisters and brothers who are striking at General Motors. AFA International President Sara Nelson, AFA Envoy President Robert Barrow and more Flight Attendants joined UAW Local 276 on the picket line in Arlington, Texas on Monday. 

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AFA Human Rights Activists Build Power in Las Vegas

AFA Human Rights Activists Build Power in Las Vegas

September 27, 2019 — This week, AFA Human Rights activists met in Las Vegas for a training that will help build power for our union and allow us to make the most out of the affiliations we have with other unions in the Labor Movement.

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AFA Testifies on Implementation of 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill

AFA Testifies on Implementation of 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill

September 27, 2019 — Yesterday, September 26th, AFA President Sara Nelson testified before the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation during a hearing on the Implementation of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.

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Save the Date for Flight Attendant Actions in October

Save the Date for Flight Attendant Actions in October

September 27, 2019 - Get out on the picket line! 

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