Flight Attendant Union Pushing Back On Outrageous Chapter 11 Demands By American Eagle Management

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) at American Eagle, representing over 1,800 Flight Attendants at the airline, is prepared to push back on overreaching, outrageous contract cuts presented today by management. AFA American Eagle President Robert Barrow issued the following statement after management presented its laundry list of cuts to compensation, benefits, work rules and quality of life:

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Flight Attendants At Hawaiian Reach Tentative Agreement

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) at Hawaiian Airlines today announced a tentative agreement with management. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board (NMB) utilizing a “Facilitated Problem Solving” approach to negotiations. While the NMB’s facilitation ended prior to an agreement being reached, its services enabled the parties to close out the remaining issues without direct involvement by the NMB.

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Spirit Flight Attendants Prepared To Strike If Necessary

Flight Attendants Petition Management and Ask NMB to Define Negotiations End Date
 
Washington, DC – Spirit Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), fed up with management delays and regressive proposals, officially requested a process that would encourage reaching an agreement or a strike deadline.  On Friday, AFA asked the National Mediation Board (NMB) to declare that negotiations are at an impasse and requested a proffer of arbitration.  This step is required prior to setting a 30-day cooling-off period, the time during which intense negotiations typically take place and lead to an agreement or a strike.

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Continental and Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants Congratulate United Peers On Contract

Foundation Improved for Single Contract Negotiations

Chicago, IL – Following the overwhelming vote by Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), to ratify a contract for improvements covering the 15,000 pre-merger AFA members at United Airlines, the union’s leaders from Continental and Continental Micronesia issued the following statement of congratulations:

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Flight Attendants At United Airlines Move Forward With A Ratified Contract

One Step Closer To Completing Merger

Chicago, IL –Flight Attendants at United Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a contract covering the 15,000 pre-merger United Flight Attendants.  An overwhelming majority of Flight Attendants, 88.5 percent, participated in the vote and 70.4 percent solidly cast their ballots in favor of the agreement.  This agreement was reached on January 7, 2012, utilizing an innovative process modeled on the National Mediation Board’s Expedited Mediation Program. This is the first post-bankruptcy contract for United Flight Attendants.

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Flight Attendant Union Secures Tentative Agreement For PSA Flight Attendants

Washington, DC – PSA Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with management, covering the nearly 300 Flight Attendants at the carrier. PSA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc. and operates as a US Airways Express carrier.

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Flight Attendant Union Joins Protest On The Heart Of The Matter At American Airlines

American Eagle Flight Attendants Stand in Solidarity Against Management’s Outrageous Demands

Washington, DC – American Eagle Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), are joining workers across the American Airlines system today, February 14 at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to protest over-reaching cuts management is demanding through Chapter 11. The event will be held from 11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. CST at the upper level of Terminal D.

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Senate Passage Of FAA Reauthorization Attacks Collective Bargaining Rights

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that contained a vicious attack on bargaining rights for workers in the aviation and rail industries:

“AFA has long been a proponent of passing a comprehensive funding bill that allows the FAA to move forward on vital safety and airport improvement projects that help to enhance the world’s greatest aviation system. Corporate interests and right-wing ideologues took this vital piece of legislation and used it to destroy collective bargaining affecting workers across the country.

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“OccuFLY” At LAX - Flight Attendants Hold Large Protest As Part of The 99%

OccuFLY Protest
Monday, February 6, 2012
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PST
Protest: LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal, 
Upper Level, South Side
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Washington, DC - Flight Attendants from over 20 airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and concerned citizens from across the country will hold an OccuFLY protest at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, February 6. Flight Attendants and supporters will protest the latest attack on collective bargaining rights included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill.

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Delta Connection Flight Attendants At Compass Airlines Stand Up For Decent Pay

Washington, DC – Compass Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted against a tentative agreement with management. The agreement, voted down by nearly 80 percent, is a clear indication that Compass Flight Attendants are resolute in reaching an agreement that recognizes their contributions to the airline. Compass is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trans States Holdings and serves as a Delta Connection Carrier.

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