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AFA Letter to Senate Commerce

Date: May 9, 2020

AFA Letter to Senate Commerce: Involuntary Reduction in Hours Side-Steps Congressional Intent for CARES Act
MEC Government Affairs Committee

This past week, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) submitted a letter to the Senate Commerce, Science, Transportation Committee ahead of the “The State of the Aviation Industry: Examining the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic” hearing.  A number of topics were addressed in the letter including essential worker status, necessary safety protections and the status of the payroll support program. AFA International President Sara Nelson raised another key issue: the undermining of the CARES Act by a couple of airlines. Read the Letter to stay informed about the developments in our industry.

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