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We've seen catastrophe before. We know what didn't work before and we won't let those things happen again. We need relief that focuses on real people. And we have a plan for that. Send a letter to your Members of Congress to demand that any public relief plan be a People First plan with legally-binding rules, including paycheck continuation.

The airline industry is in crisis. Our jobs and our paychecks are on the line.

COVID-19 Airline Relief Starts with Workers

March 16, 2020 — AFA is working around the clock to fight for our health and safety and our jobs. Listen to this message:

On December 31, 2019, Delta Air Lines Flight Attendants and other employees brought suit against Lands’ End, the manufacturer of the Delta uniforms, in federal court in Wisconsin. The lead counsel on the case is Bruce Maxwell, a partner in the Florida law firm Terrell & Hogan. Though the uniform issue arose at Delta prior to the start of AFA’s organizing campaign, Mr.

Our hearts are heavy this morning with news that one of our aviation family, Alexis Reed, age 30, who worked as an Airport Customer Service (ACS) below the wing employee for Delta, was shot and killed last night. The shooting occurred around 10:30 pm eastern time Sunday night, at the Camp Creek employee parking lot, located on the 3900 block of Northwest Drive.

In this edition (January 27, 2020):

We will host our next Delta AFA Town Hall Call on January 28th at 5 p.m. Eastern. AFA International President Sara Nelson will be joined on the call by Judith Anderson, AFA's Industrial Hygienist. You can submit a question to be answered when you sign up. 

 RSVP for the January 28th Town Hall Call here > 

In order to join the call, you MUST sign up by 11am ET on January 28th.

Updated January 27, 2020 with Arizona cases and Delta specific actions.

Flight Attendants are on the front lines of any communicable disease outbreak. AFA engages with airlines and worldwide health authorities to share information and put in place measures to mitigate risk and contain exposure. There are now five confirmed cases in the United States including Washington state, California, Illinois, and Arizona. Over the weekend, health authorities also advised the infection can be passed by individuals who are not yet displaying symptoms. 

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. We can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting ourselves to end it on our planes. As Flight Attendants and aviation's first responders, we are uniquely positioned to identify human traffickers and assist their victims.

January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 3, 2020 - January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. We can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting ourselves to end it on our planes. As Flight Attendants and aviation's first responders, we are uniquely positioned to identify human traffickers and assist their victims.

On Thursday evening, January 2nd, AFA-CWA conducted our second Town Hall Conference Call to answer questions in real time from Delta Flight Attendants about our efforts to become full members with AFA. Listen to the archived version of the call below.