| AIRLINE INDUSTRY NEWS|
| SPEECH AT MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT |
On October 7th, 2004, AFA-CWA International President Pat Friend addressed the MBA Class of 2005 at the MIT Sloan School of Management about today’s airlines, the current challenges they face and the role of labor in today’s industry. Click Here to read the full text of the speech.
Adobe PDF Version of this speech
| PENSIONS IN CRISIS|
Looming U.S. pension woes trouble experts 10/24
No Simple Solutions to Pension Problems 10/12
Is Your Pension in Jeopardy? AFA Retirement Section
| NEW ADDRESS FOR AFA-CWA |
AFA-CWA International headquarters is now located at: 501 Third Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
New Phone: 202-434-1300 New Fax: 202-434-1319 All e-mail contacts remain unchanged.
| AFA ENEWS AND AOL|
Have you signed up for AFA E-Activist and E-News and are not receiving it? Have you been unintentionally unsubscribed? AOL's aggressive mail controls may be blocking our messages. Many are returned to us with the following: "This member is not accepting messages from this sender" Click here to learn more about how you can make changes to ensure you receive our E-Newsletter.
| FLIGHT ATTENDANT FATIGUE SURVEY|
At many AFA carriers, flight attendants are being forced to work to the point of exhaustion because of poorly scheduled duty time, lengthened duty days due to concessionary bargaining, or flagrant company violations of flight attendants’ schedules. The fatigue that more and more AFA members are experiencing on the job can affect our emergency and evacuation duties. More info
| AIRLINE JOBS|
Some airlines are hiring flight attendants!
Check out our current list of airlines that have open houses, are currently hiring, and allow you to apply online, via email or fax.
Click Here Updated November 2, 2004
| MORE NEWS AND FEATURES|
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