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CWA Sisters and Brothers on Strike at AT&T Southeast Over Unfair Labor Practices

CWA Sisters and Brothers on Strike at AT&T Southeast Over Unfair Labor Practices

(August 26, 2019) — We are on strike at AT&T Southeast! Our CWA Sisters and Brothers at AT&T Southeast, over 20,000 strong, in in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, are fighting for a fair contract that is bargained in good faith and to keep good jobs right here where we live. We stand with them and call on AFA members to find a picket line to walk in support.

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TSA Issues Notice of KCM Change

TSA Issues Notice of KCM Change

(August 24, 2019) — Earlier today, TSA posted an Alert to the KCM website, changing procedures for the program. (https://www.knowncrewmember.org/alert-august-24-2019/) Unpredictable Screening Procedures will change August 27 and the requirement for crew uniforms will become effective this Wednesday, August 28th.

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TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard

TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— Our workspace is the public’s travel space and in that space today, crews and passengers are breathing toxins and it has to stop.

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Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) Conference

Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) Conference

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— The 9th Annual Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol (FADAP) Conference was held this week at the Maritime Conference Center in Baltimore. AFA was successful in achieving government authorization for this program overseen by the FAA, while labor, management, and regulators all participate to make it work in order to promote safety and security through treatment and consistent recovery. More than 300 people attended this year with representatives from 26 airlines, including Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, American, British Airways, Compass, Delta, Endeavor, Envoy, Frontier, Hawaiian,  Horizon, jetBlue, Mesa, National Business Aviation Association, Omni Air, Piedmont, PSA, Quantas, Republic, SkyWest, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, United and WestJet. 

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AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants Safely Evacuate Almost 200 Passengers Under a Minute

AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants Safely Evacuate Almost 200 Passengers Under a Minute

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— Aviation's first responders in action! AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants safely evacuated almost 200 passengers in about one minute at Daniel K. Inouye international airport after the crew declared an in-flight emergency due to smoke in the cargo hold and cabin. Officials have reported passengers did leave their belongings behind, which is a welcome change and something we need all airline passengers to do every time.

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Get Out on the Picket Line for AFA Hawaiian This Wednesday

Get Out on the Picket Line for AFA Hawaiian This Wednesday

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— AFA Hawaiian Flight Attendants are continuing informational picketing in Honolulu on Wednesday, August 28 from 11am - 12pm HST at Honolulu International Airport (HNL).

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Air Wisconsin, Compass, GoJet Picket Nationwide

Air Wisconsin, Compass, GoJet Picket Nationwide

(August 23, 2019) ⁠— Flight Attendants from Air Wisconsin, Compass, and GoJet were out on the picket line Wednesday at DCA, ORD, and LAX to push negotiations forward. They were joined by Flight Attendants from PSA, United, Mesa, and labor allies including CWA, NABET-CWA, SMART, Chicago Jobs with Justice, UNITE HERE!, Chicago Federation of Labor, and more.

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