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ICYMI: 10 Hours Rest Implementation is Finally Moving After Years of Obstruction

ICYMI: 10 Hours Rest Implementation is Finally Moving After Years of Obstruction

October 22, 2021 – Our 10 hours rest is moving. Flight Attendant fatigue is real. COVID has only exacerbated the safety gap with long duty days, short night, and combative conditions on planes.

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PUMP Act Passes House, Moves to Senate

PUMP Act Passes House, Moves to  Senate

October 22, 2021 – Thanks to your calls this week and willingness to speak out about the challenges of returning to work and pumping breast milk for newborns, we are close to gaining federal rights for nursing mothers at work!

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10 Hours Rest Implementation is Moving After Years of Obstruction

10 Hours Rest Implementation is Moving After Years of Obstruction

October 21, 2021 — Three years ago, together we won our #FightFor10 with an overwhelming bipartisan vote to raise our minimum irreducible rest to 10 hours, equal with the pilots. The prior administration didn’t follow congressional instruction on our 10 hours or hundreds of other safety initiatives in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, and instead put our rest into a regulatory process that was meant to kill it. We made clear the next President needed to make this a priority and our 10 hours minimum irreducible rest takes a big step toward implementation today. (Elections have consequences.)

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Take Action: Call your Representative and tell them to Support the PUMP Act!

Take Action: Call your Representative and tell them to Support the PUMP Act!

October 20, 2021 - We are close to gaining federal rights for nursing mothers at work.

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Striketober Has Arrived!

Striketober Has Arrived!

October 8, 2021 - AFA Piedmont Flight Attendants are in the middle of taking a strike vote – calling on American Airlines Group Management to get back to negotiate a fair contract. 

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2021 – There are about 1.38 million new cases of breast cancer each year. Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide. A recent study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that Flight Attendants in the U.S. have a higher prevalence of every cancer they studied, especially breast cancer, melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancer.

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Chicago Aviation Workers Hold Air Rage Town Hall

Chicago Aviation Workers Hold Air Rage Town Hall

October 1, 2021 - On Wednesday, AFA Leaders from United AFA Council 8, Air Wisconsin AFA Council 3, and more AFA Flight Attendants participated in an ORD Air Rage Town Hall alongside leaders from CWA, APFA, TWU Local 556, and Union members across the labor movement who work at Chicago’s two airports.

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