Author Archives: rvarner

Author Archives: rvarner

AFA Responds to IAM Baseless Charges – Stays Focused on Flight Attendant Unity

AFA Responds to IAM Baseless Charges – Stays Focused on Flight Attendant Unity

Failing to respect the democratic process that unified all United/Continental/CMI Flight Attendants at the new United Airlines, the International Association of Machinists (IAM) filed charges against AFA alleging violations of the National Mediation Board (NMB) rules, policies and procedures by … Continue Reading
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls For House and Senate Leadership To End the Partial Shutdown of the FAA

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls For House and Senate Leadership To End the Partial Shutdown of the FAA

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE CALLS FOR HOUSE AND SENATE LEADERSHIP TO END THE PARTIAL SHUTDOWN OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION Please join Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee as she calls on Congress to return to session in order to pass … Continue Reading
White Flag Day Alert

White Flag Day Alert

Flight Attendants have recently filed several grievances regarding improper compensation while picking up and flying a trip on a designated White Flag Day. AFA advises that you be aware that problems exist within this program, when considering picking up these … Continue Reading
Election Schedule Is Now Available Online

Election Schedule Is Now Available Online

The AFA-CWA Membership Department has posted special election dates for Continental and Continental Micronesia Local Council Officers. The nomination schedule and election dates are posted on the AFA-CWA Election website along with information for those who are interested in running … Continue Reading
Crew Safety and Well-Being in Oslo

Crew Safety and Well-Being in Oslo

7.22.11 — Today, early reports from the media indicate an explosion followed by a shooting incident near the crew hotel Oslo, Norway. The company is reporting that the explosions have not directly affected the crew hotel or Continental operations. Updated … Continue Reading