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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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AFA in Action: Election 2016

AFA in Action: Election 2016

AFA Members all over the country will be working to engage voters and get them to the polls to elect candidates, who have a history of fighting for working people and will continue to do so once they’re elected.

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U.S. Presidential Election 2016

U.S. Presidential Election 2016

September 28, 2016 - Dear Flying Partners,

The next President of the United States will make important decisions that could reshape the face of aviation and labor rights. The President also appoints and directs the work of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of Labor, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Health and Human Services, National Mediation Board and Department of State. The President will also appoint Supreme Court Justices and the Court has often determined labor rights and issues of equality that directly affect AFA members.

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