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COVID-19 is still very much a threat to our health, jobs, industry and entire country.

Review AFA's Resource page for the latest information on COVID-19, our advocacy for occupational resources to protect crew and passengers, and refreshers on how to best utilize universal precautions. At airlines where AFA has contracts we are interfacing directly with management on safety and health procedures as well as issues related to pay protection and reassignment.

Resource page: afacwa.org/coronavirus

We have been working with airlines on the following actions to mitigate risk and protect crews.

If the company says it will take years, what they mean is that they do not plan to respect the democratic vote of the Flight Attendants and act in good faith to negotiate the contract. AFA has the experience and ability to complete negotiations within a year of the representation vote.

This is the process to get to a first contract at Delta:

We’ve all faced moments of crisis in our professional and personal lives, when our problems overwhelm normal coping strategies. AFA makes sure you have someone to talk to – in fact, we train your peers to help you solve your problems without resorting to company involvement.

We continued our visibility in the lounges and at the airports on Profit Sharing Day! Delta AFA activists spread our message: If you like your profit sharing, let’s organize to lock it in with AFA.

Willa Brown was the first African American woman in the U.S. to be a licensed pilot, earning her pilot's license in 1937. Brown was also a tireless promoter of the positive role that African Americans could play in aviation. In 1946, she also became the first African American woman to run for Congress.

Congratulations on your hard earned bonus—now let’s go organize to lock it in!

AFA is proud to celebrate Black History Month. Last year, the AFA Executive Board passed a resolution recognizing Black History Month and committing to celebration and education, including a Black History Month Pin. 

There is so much positivity, energy, and momentum in our campaign to organize with AFA! This week, we exercised our legal right to advocate for our union and talk with our flying partners about organizing with AFA at work, in non-work areas. It has always been our federally protected right to be present in the lounges and in non-work areas to organize.

Stop by, learn more, and say hi! The best part of our job is being together.