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"[Delta’s] ability to manage down labor costs is really unique in this industry." That’s what CEO Ed Bastian told shareholders on Delta’s quarterly earnings call today. This is just one more reminder that without a union contract, management holds all the cards.

Yesterday, TSA screened 2.15M people at airport security checkpoints nationwide.

Last week, Delta Flight Attendants talked with AFA Senior Staff Attorney Peter Swanson and United AFA Grievance Vice Chair Kimberly Johnson about the disciplinary process, probation, harassment, an

Remember those hidden costs and missed compensation for us at Delta?

On May 7th, Delta management sent out a communication asking for volunteers to work the ATL Sky Lounge for free.
Flight Attendants create value for Delta through our work. We deserve to be compensated for our time and energy, not expected to volunteer for work that brings the airline value.
Moments ago, TSA announced it is extending the mask enforcement directive to September 13, 2021. Earlier this month, our union called for the directive to be extended in a letter to TSA Administrator Pekoske and AFA President Sara Nelson testified on the issue before the Senate Subcommittee Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations, and Innovation.

During an unprecedented crisis, it is more important than ever that Flight Attendants have a voice in our workplace. As airlines start planning for recovery and the future, it is crucial that Delta Flight Attendants have a seat at the table to help shape the decisions and to lock in our workplace benefits and rights with a contract.

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Delta management has always kept our hourly pay on par with the pay scales at the unionized airlines, United and American, in an effort to keep us from unionizing. While top line compensation like hourly pay may look the same or even a little better, there are hidden costs and missed compensation for us at Delta.

Earlier this week, eight people -- six of whom were Asian women -- were killed in the Atlanta shootings at three spas. The incident has shaken many in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, including Flight Attendants.
Delta’s executive “adjustment” payments may be legal, but they’re just one more reminder that management isn’t looking out for us—they’re looking out for themselves.
We did it again! Congress passed the American Rescue Plan, extending our Payroll Support Program for Flight Attendants and all aviation workers through September 30, 2021. President Biden will sign the bill into law this week.