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How Stronger Unions Could Fix Our Economy — And Our Politics

How Stronger Unions Could Fix Our Economy — And Our Politics

Oct 11, 2016 - Of the little we’ve heard, much of this election’s economic policy discussion has focused on what can be done about our historically slow growth, rising inequality, and decreasing social mobility. But neither candidate has focused on one no-brainer solution: strengthening unions.

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2016 Wings Over Wall Street

2016 Wings Over Wall Street

October 7, 2016 - 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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Hurricane Matthew Approaches Florida; Governor Urges 1.5 Million to Flee

Hurricane Matthew Approaches Florida; Governor Urges 1.5 Million to Flee

Oct 6, 2016 - Taking aim at central Florida’s Atlantic coast, Hurricane Matthew intensified Thursday into a Category 4 storm with winds of at least 140 miles per hour and strengthening. The storm was blamed for the deaths of 100 people in Haiti.

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Hurricane Matthew: Flight Attendants Stay Safe

Hurricane Matthew: Flight Attendants Stay Safe

October 6, 2016 — Flight Attendants: Wind gusts of over 100 MPH have already been recorded on Florida's east coast. The National Hurricane Center described Hurricane Matthew as "life-threatening rain and storm surge."

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China's Xiamen Airlines makes first US touchdown, with hopes for many more

China's Xiamen Airlines makes first US touchdown, with hopes for many more

Oct 3, 2016 - When Chinese president Xi Jinping visited the U.S. last September, his first stop was a Boeing factory north of Seattle, where he toured a 787-8 Dreamliner being delivered to Xiamen Airlines.

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Fight for 10: Tell Your Senators to Support Bill S.3421

Fight for 10: Tell Your Senators to Support Bill S.3421

We must raise the standards for all Flight Attendants with 10 hours minimum rest and a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) that addresses real problems of fatigue in the operation. We've achieved more on this than ever before, but we won't rest until the job is done and Flight Attendant fatigue is put to bed. 

Tell your Senator to close this loophole in aviation safety and #Fightfor10: 

Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsement of Association of Flight Attendants

Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsement of Association of Flight Attendants

Today, after receiving the endorsement of the Association of Flight Attendants, Hillary Clinton issued the following statement:

“For over 70 years, the Association of Flight Attendants has helped raise wages, benefits, and working conditions for its members all across – and above – America. Over the decades, it has brought our nation’s attention to important issues like discrimination, outsourcing, and equal pay. Every American worker deserves an advocate like the AFA in their corner, and I’m honored to have earned their endorsement.

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