United Flight Attendants Picket For Improved Wages, Contract at Airports Across the Country As Executive Comp Skyrockets

CHICAGO (April 11, 2024) — Today, United Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), demonstrated at 17 airports worldwide to demand United executives stop the delay tactics and reach a fair contract. The latest action from Flight Attendants comes on the heels of United Executives receiving double-digit compensation increases in 2023, according to the airlines’ proxy statement. The CEO’s compensation alone increased by 90%. 

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Frontier Flight Attendants Demand Negotiations and Officially Notice Management of Railway Labor Act Dispute Caused by Airline's Drastic Business Model Change

DENVER (April 3, 2024) — Frontier Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today officially notified Frontier management of a dispute under the Railway Labor Act caused by management’s plans for an overhaul of the airline’s business model. The dispute requires Frontier Airlines management to negotiate over the airline’s drastic and economically harmful change for Flight Attendants under the entirely new business model. Management has announced it intends to shift operational scheduling to over 90% one-day turns which would drastically impact the compensation, out of pocket costs, and time at work without additional pay. The current collective bargaining agreement does not properly address the effect of this business model change. 

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Flight Attendants at Omni Air International Vote to Authorize a Strike

Flight Attendants vote to authorize strike on the heels of management proposals that would leave them near the bottom of industry pay

Washington, D.C. (February 29, 2024) —Flight Attendants at Omni Air International overwhelmingly voted 100% to authorize a strike, with 91% participating.

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New national labor network formed to “end the death and devastation” in the Israel-Hamas war

National Labor Network for Ceasefire aims to further expand unprecedented ceasefire support.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 16, 2024) — Seven national unions and over two hundred local unions today announce the formation of the National Labor Network for Ceasefire (NLNC) to “end the death and devastation” in the Middle East, and to expand support for the ceasefire among unions nationally.

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Endeavor Air Flight Attendants Picket, Call Out the Delta Disparity Difference

Atlanta (February 14, 2024) —Today, Endeavor Air Flight Attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA picketed outside Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Delta headquarters to call out the “Delta Disparity Difference” and demand recognition for the role they play at the regional carrier wholly-owned and operated by Delta. Endeavor is as an integral part of Delta’s network. 

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Flight Attendants Take Historic Action Together for Fair Contracts Covering 100,000 Crewmembers

Flight Attendants from multiple airlines and three unions rally at more than 30 airports worldwide for record contracts

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today, thousands of Flight Attendants from Alaska, Air Wisconsin, United, American, Southwest, Frontier and more, picketed outside more than 30 airports worldwide. 

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Flight Attendants at Alaska Airlines Vote 99.48% to Authorize a Strike

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), voted 99.48% yes, with 93.47% participating, on strike authorization should management fail to agree to significant improvements.

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Congressional Labor Caucus Urges Delta Air Lines to Respect Employees’ Right to Organize

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2024) — Today, Congressional Labor Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), and Mark Pocan (D-WI) led a letter with Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and more than 140 bipartisan Members of Congress urging Delta Air Lines to adopt a neutrality agreement towards efforts by its employees to form a union.

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Flight Attendants Across Industry Unite for Worldwide Demonstrations to Demand Better Pay, Working Conditions

Historic demonstrations of Flight Attendants across three unions to push profession forward, battle corporate greed

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — On Tuesday, February 13, Alaska, Air Wisconsin, United, Frontier, American, Southwest and more, will picket outside 30 airports as part of a worldwide day of in the U.S., the U.K. and Guam to demand fair contracts with significant pay increases. This historic action is the first time Flight Attendants at 24 airlines, 100,000 Flight Attendants currently in contract negotiations, will protest in unison. 

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AFA Statement: Cleared for Takeoff, Senate Must Urgently Pass FAA Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 8, 2024) — Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson, representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 19 airlines, released the following statement after the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed out of committee S. 1939, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2023.

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