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2013-12-13 16:21:16

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has reached a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management on a five year agreement that would cover over 3,100 Flight Attendants. The tentative agreement, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board, contains wage increases and improved job security and protections. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Alaska Airlines Flight...

2013-12-13 12:20:38

Chicago Region of NLRB Finds Merit in Teamsters' Unfair Labor Practice Charges CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) has acknowledged its violation of several federal labor laws in its treatment of 59 locked out Chicago-area funeral employees. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) SCI, which operates under the Dignity Memorial brand name, is mailing a National Labor Relations Board notice to...

2013-12-12 16:21:02

AFA Launches Campaign Against Allowing In-Flight Voice Calls WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) began an extensive public and congressional outreach campaign today aimed at reversing a decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would allow for in-flight cell phone voice calls onboard commercial aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Flight Attendants and passengers...

2013-12-12 12:25:19

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of the Affordable Care Act have promised that keeping Americans well would lead to lower healthcare costs. But will costs drop for individuals? Wellness programs use a carrot and stick approach. Under new federal rules, beginning next year, workers who do not join wellness programs can face higher out-of-pocket costs. Workers who choose not to participate also may face discrimination by current and future employers for...

2013-12-09 12:20:30

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today by AFA US Airways President Roger Holmin as US Airways grew into the world's largest airline through its merger with American Airlines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Today, we ring the bell to honor our past and celebrate our future. Our history was made by little airlines that could - and did. US Airways Flight...

2013-12-09 12:20:14

APFA President Laura Glading Helps Introduce Newly Merged Airline FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of members of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, the union proudly representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines, were on hand this morning to introduce the new American to the flying public. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131209/NE29833LOGO) "Christmas has come early for the APFA," said union president Laura Glading....

2013-11-27 12:20:31

Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Speak with Public on the Busiest Travel Day of Year WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union escalated their actions to pressure the company to live up to its promises by hand-billing UAL customers inside and outside 12 major airports around the country. UAL mechanics are informing the public that they may be forced to strike if the company refuses to keep...

2013-11-25 12:22:25

Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Speak with Traveling Public at 10 Airports WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union held informational pickets at 10 major airports around the country. United Airlines mechanics are informing the public that they may be forced to strike if the company refuses to keep its promise to reinstate the workers' pension plans. (Photo:...

2013-11-21 20:20:06

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the possibility that airlines could allow passengers to make cell phone calls: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Passengers overwhelmingly reject cell phone use in the aircraft cabin. The FCC should not proceed with this proposal. "AFA opposes any changes...

2013-11-18 12:20:14

APFA President Laura Glading: What a Difference 20 Years Makes FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago today, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants organized the last successful strike in the airline industry and in doing so brought American Airlines to its knees. For four days in November of 1993, while flight attendants of what was then one of the country's largest carriers picketed at airports, American's flights departed without any...