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Hawaiian Flight Attendants Overflow HNL to Protest for a New Contract

Hawaiian Flight Attendants Overflow HNL to Protest for a New Contract

June 26, 2019 — AFA Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants and labor allies demonstrated Wednesday at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) to protest protracted negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines management for a new contract.

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The inside story of MCAS: How Boeing’s 737 MAX system gained power and lost safeguards

The inside story of MCAS: How Boeing’s 737 MAX system gained power and lost safeguards

Originally published by the Seattle Times on June 22, 2019 by Dominic Gates and Mike Baker

Early in the development of the 737 MAX, engineers gathered at Boeing’s transonic wind tunnel in Seattle to test the jet’s aerodynamics using a scale model with a wingspan comparable to that of an eagle.

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AFA-CWA Scholarships Awarded

AFA-CWA Scholarships Awarded

(June 21, 2019) - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to dependents of AFA members who will be attending a college or university.

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Today is the First Day of Summer: Download 2Hot2Cold!

Today is the First Day of Summer: Download 2Hot2Cold!

(June 21, 2019) - In the summer, cabins can get too hot. If it’s too hot, crew and passengers can experience symptoms ranging from the mild (fatigue, dizziness) to moderate (heat exhaustion) to catastrophic (heat stroke).

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AFA Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

AFA Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

(June 21, 2019) - AFA testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on Aviation this week on the status of the Boeing 737 MAX, how it is affecting Flight Attendants and the flying public, and what is needed regain confidence before the 737 MAX returns to service.

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: The Untold Cost of Caregiving

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: The Untold Cost of Caregiving

(June 14, 2018) - Eighty-three percent of the help provided to older adults in the United States comes from family members, friends or other unpaid caregivers. Nearly half of all caregivers (48 %) who provide help to older adults do so for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

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Show Your Solidarity with Airline Catering Workers

Show Your Solidarity with Airline Catering Workers

(June 14, 2019) - More than 11,000 members of UNITE HERE working in the airline catering industry are taking strike votes this week! On June 11, workers led the largest strike vote in U.S. history for airline catering workers, with over 20 major airport hub cities participating to let the airlines know they’ll be ready to strike if and when released by the government.

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