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REMINDER: Remain Vigilant During Holiday Travel

December 22, 2020 — We are still in the middle of the worst crisis this country has faced in 100 years with 195,00 cases, and 1,618 deaths recorded yesterday. At the same time, TSA screened 1,064,629 people at airport checkpoints nationwide on Sunday, Dec. 20. It was the third consecutive day that checkpoint volume surpassed 1 million since the pandemic began. While it will look very different from years past, we expect the next 6 weeks to be the busiest we’ve seen since the pandemic upended our jobs and lives. At the same time, COVID infections are running at the highest rate since the onset of the pandemic. We need to remain vigilant and attentive to the safety procedures we have in place.

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We Did It: PSP Extended

We Did It: PSP Extended

December 21, 2020

We did it! On the shortest day of the year, we achieved what many thought was the longest shot in Washington. The House of Representatives just voted with 359-53 to approve 4 month emergency relief, including an extension to our Payroll Support Program through March 31, 2021. The Senate is expected to pass the bill later tonight. Extending the Payroll Support Program helps every Flight Attendant and aviation worker no matter your current status. It gives us a solid foundation to fight forward in the New Year.

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Payroll Support Program Extension FAQs

Payroll Support Program Extension FAQs

December 21, 2020

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Congress Expected to Begin Votes on #ReliefNow Today

Congress Expected to Begin Votes on #ReliefNow Today

December 20, 2020 — IT'S HAPPENING! The bipartisan emergency COVID relief deal expected to be announced by Congressional leadership on Sunday will included an extension to the Payroll Support Program. Votes in the House and the Senate could come as early as this evening, but may spill into Monday.  

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#ExtendPSP Update, Prioritizing Frontline Workers for Vaccine

#ExtendPSP Update, Prioritizing Frontline Workers for Vaccine

(December 12, 2020) 

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CALL CONGRESS: We’re Closer to #ReliefNow Than Ever Before

CALL CONGRESS: We’re Closer to #ReliefNow Than Ever Before

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AFA to FAA: Keep 14 Day Quarantine for COVID-19 Exposures

AFA to FAA: Keep 14 Day Quarantine for COVID-19 Exposures

December 7, 2020 — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on December 5, 2020 concerning new CDC guidance stating COVID-19 quarantine periods could be reduced to 10 or 7 days. We have urged the FAA to "maintain (if not strengthen) the current SAFO 20009 Rev. 1c recommendations that 14 days of quarantine be provided to any Flight Attendant potentially exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19."

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