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FAA Refers Violent Passengers to DOJ for Prosecution

FAA Refers Violent Passengers to DOJ for Prosecution

November 5, 2021 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Thursday it has referred more than three dozen unruly passengers to the FBI for potential criminal prosecution amid a sharp rise in onboard incidents.

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House Democrats urge Justice Dept. to prosecute unruly airline passengers

House Democrats urge Justice Dept. to prosecute unruly airline passengers

November 3, 2021 – House Democrats are calling on the Justice Department to use its authorities to investigate and prosecute unruly airline passengers amid a surge in crews having to deal with confrontational behavior during flights.

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Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Legislation Re-Introduced

Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Legislation Re-Introduced

October 29, 2021 - This week, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced the Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act, (HR 5706) legislation to help protect passengers and personnel from sexual assault and harassment in different modes of transportation.

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Aviation Workers Lead Charge to Win Aviation Worker Sick Leave Inclusion in Illinois

Aviation Workers Lead Charge to Win Aviation Worker Sick Leave Inclusion in Illinois

October 29, 2021 - Last night, the Illinois State Legislature passed HB 106 that will eliminate an unjust exemption that prevents aviation workers from utilizing sick leave to care for a family member or committed partner, rights that were granted to all other Illinois workers under the Illinois Sick Leave Act of 2017. Next, the bill heads to Gov. Pritzker's desk.

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Known Crewmember (KCM) Upcoming Maintenance

Known Crewmember (KCM) Upcoming Maintenance

October 27 — AFA has been notified that the KCM service provider will be conducting maintenance on Thursday, October 28th, from 10 am until 12 am Eastern. There could be a brief system outage during that period. If you are unable to use KCM during that time, TSOs will direct Flight Attendants to proceed to the nearest passenger screening checkpoint.

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Call Congress to Promote Investing in Working Families

Call Congress to Promote Investing in Working Families

October 26, 2021 - As Congress works to finalize the Build Back Better Act that accompanies the American Jobs Act, we can make a difference on how much this legislation helps Flight Attendants and our families. Here of some key items we need to demand are part of the final bill. Calls today and tomorrow are paramount.

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With 100% Support, AFA Piedmont Flight Attendants Vote to Authorize Strike

With 100% Support, AFA Piedmont Flight Attendants Vote to Authorize Strike

October 22, 2021 – A historic, overwhelming majority of AFA Piedmont Flight Attendants voted to authorize a strike yesterday.

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