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URGENT: Keep Calling Congress Today for Our Jobs

URGENT: Keep Calling Congress Today for Our Jobs

March 23, 2020 — We built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other workers. The Senate Democrats unanimously took a stand against McConnell's bill that would have resulted in massive layoffs and created another corporate slush fund. The Senate Democrats and the White House agree that our plan that is focused on workers is the better plan and now we need to fight hard to get it locked in!

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URGENT: Call to Save Our Jobs

URGENT: Call to Save Our Jobs 

March 22, 2020 — Lawmakers have been negotiating a relief package over the weekend for airlines and industries affected by COVID-19. Things have been moving quickly on Capitol Hill. This is where things stand right now:

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Tell Congress: Put People First

Tell Congress: Put People First

The coronavirus pandemic is decimating our aviation industry. It is a public health crisis and it is creating a financial catastrophe that dwarfs the economic cost of the Great Recession and September 11th combined.

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KCM Checkpoints Changes Possible Due to COVID-19

KCM Checkpoints Changes Possible Due COVID-19

March 17, 2020 — Due to the rapid changes caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is directing Federal Security Directors to implement measures to maintain continuity of business. These measures could include some changes to the operation of Known Crewmember Program (KCM) access point locations. Crewmembers should expect periodic closures of KCM access points without notice. If KCM access points are closed, the TSA will accommodate crewmembers at TSA PreCheck locations where available or at standard passenger screening lanes. The TSA is taking measured steps and following CDC recommended guidance to preserve the health and safety of Transportation Security Officers (TSOs), airline/airport employees and the traveling public during this unprecedented time.

Calling for COVID-19 Relief from Congress

COVID-19 Airline Relief Starts with Workers

March 16, 2020 — AFA is working around the clock to fight for our health and safety and our jobs. Listen to this message:

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Bi-Weekly Phone Support Group Meetings for Flight Attendants Under Self-Quarantine

Bi-Weekly Phone Support Group Meetings for Flight Attendants Under Self-Quarantine

Sponsored by your AFA EAP and facilitated by a confidential mental health professional.

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Your Health and Safety During COVID-19

Your Health and Safety During COVID-19

March 15, 2020

Dear Flying Partners:

A national emergency has been declared by the President due to the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci, our nation's top infectious disease expert and director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease stated earlier today he'd like a "national lockdown" that would include telling people to stay home and out of restaurants and bars. Many schools have closed for a period of weeks, the Department of Defense has banned travel for all employees and their families, and some officials are calling for restrictions on domestic travel.

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