Articles tagged “association of flight attendants”

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Flight Attendants Weigh Strike as Frustrations With U.S. Airlines Mount

Alaska’s flight attendants were the latest to vote in favor of authorizing a strike to vote, a sign that tensions between flight attendants and airline management continue to rise.

Flight Attendants Weigh Strike as Frustrations With U.S. Airlines Mount

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Breeze Flight Attendants Take Next Step in Unionizing

Breeze flight attendants cited issues with management, pay and accommodations as reasons to unionize.

Breeze Flight Attendants Take Next Step in Unionizing

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Flight Attendants Want More from U.S. Airlines. It Might Take a Strike to Get There.

Labor discontent is rife in the skies over the U.S.

Flight Attendants Want More from U.S. Airlines. It Might Take a Strike to Get There.

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Flight Attendants Union Boss Sara Nelson Being Considered for U.S. Labor Secretary Job

Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, the most influential flight attendant union in the U.S., is in the running to be the U.S. Secretary of Labor. The Biden administration is vetting Nelson as well as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Julie Su to head the Department of Labor once current Labor Secretary…

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Delta Offers Flight Attendants Boarding Pay Amid Union Drive

Delta will pay flight attendants for boarding time in what it claims is a move to improve reliability. But the additional pay comes as the largest flight attendant union tries to organize crews amid a national rise in organized labor.

Delta Offers Flight Attendants Boarding Pay Amid Union Drive

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America’s Most Famous Flight Attendant Won’t Give Up on Unionizing Delta

Fourth time’s a charm? Sara Nelson is the latest union leader to attempt to organize flight attendants at Delta Air Lines, which has a mostly non-union workforce. If it’s going to ever happen, the pandemic will be the catalyst to give Nelson a victory.

America’s Most Famous Flight Attendant Won’t Give Up on Unionizing Delta

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Congress Considers Stricter Measures for Unruly Flyers After Hearing Tales of Abuse

Make airlines share information about banned and abusive flyers more readily. That was one suggestion to come out a Congressional hearing this week. And stop airport bars from selling booze in to-go cups.

Congress Considers Stricter Measures for Unruly Flyers After Hearing Tales of Abuse

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Flight Attendants Abused for Months by Unruly Anti-Maskers Still Support Extended Mask Mandate

Despite suffering the most from unruly passengers, flight attendants are applauding the extension of the mask mandate.

Flight Attendants Abused for Months by Unruly Anti-Maskers Still Support Extended Mask Mandate

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1 in 5 Flight Attendants Have Had Physical Altercations With Unruly Passengers so Far This Year

Flight attendants feeling the brunt of unruly passengers are not feeling protected. If airlines don't want to lose these valuable workers, lose revenue and potentially set travel's recovery back with canceled flights, more must be done by the government to ensure their safety.

1 in 5 Flight Attendants Have Had Physical Altercations With Unruly Passengers so Far This Year

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A Year of Pandemic Flying Exacts Heavy Toll on Flight Crews: Union Boss

Flight attendants are the face of an airline at 30,000 feet and the first line of defense, but the pandemic is taking a toll on the workforce. If airlines and the government are committed to recovery, taking care of these frontline workers is key to reassuring public confidence.

A Year of Pandemic Flying Exacts Heavy Toll on Flight Crews: Union Boss