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Ebola Case on Domestic Flight – Information, Support, Protections


Today it has been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the news media is reporting, that a healthcare worker who attended to the Ebola patient in Dallas has contracted the disease. This healthcare worker traveled on a Frontier Airlines flight on October 13. The CDC has begun contact with the passengers and crew who were aboard this flight.

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Flight Attendant Role in Ending Discrimination Featured in Civil Rights 50th Anniversary Event Sponsored by the EEOC


October 23rd at Chicago’s Kent College of Law

AFA has been on the frontlines of advocating for civil rights for over half a century, beginning with the fight for gender equality. As part of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of

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Heightened Awareness - Health Precautions


This week, the CDC confirmed the “first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States.” An airline passenger, who was not exhibiting signs while onboard the aircraft, was flying from Liberia to Dallas and is currently being treated for the disease in Texas.

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An Evening to Never Forget


Thirteen years ago we promised to never forget the events of September 11, 2001 – to honor those whose lives were lost and ensure the events would never be repeated.

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Rugby Player Tickets - Never Forget


On Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30 pm, AFA-CWA is proud to host a reception for our members, executive board, allied organizations, White House and Congressional representatives and the greater DC community.

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Never Forget Video Message


Watch this special video tribute from our AFA International President.

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Happy Labor Day


Happy Labor Day, 2014, AFA Members!

Today is often recognized as the end of summer and its busy travel season, a return to school and a day to spend with family. This day is a celebration of you! It is a celebration of the American worker and what we contribute to the prosperity of our economy and the communities where we live and work. This is your day! As you go about your day, take a moment to thank the workers you see today who make it possible for others to have a holiday.

laborday2014.jpgLabor Day grew out of a strike by the American Railway Union in 1894 after the Pullman Company cut the workers’ wages. The resulting boycott spread to a quarter million workers across the country. After thirty workers were killed and President Grover Cleveland called out the Army, the strike ended but the outrage did not. Hoping to ease the lingering discontent, Cleveland and the Congress initiated Labor Day as a federal holiday. So, in a very direct sense, Labor Day is indeed about unions and about workers.

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