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H.R. 4 Vote

April 24, 2018 Admin 0

04/24/2018

The House of Representatives Needs to Vote YES on the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill H.R. 4!

The House of Representatives will be putting the FAA Reauthorization Bill H.R. 4 to a vote this Thursday, April 26th.  We need every IAM member to contact their House Representative and tell them to vote YES on H.R. 4.

H.R. 4 provides a minimum of 10 hours rest for Flight Attendants along with an FAA mandated Fatigue Risk Management Program.  Both of these protections are already provided to pilots. These provision are so greatly needed not only protect the safety of Flight Attendants … Read More...

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IAM Lobbying Results in FAA Provisions for Customer Service Agents and Flight Attendants

April 17, 2018 Admin 0

04/17/2018

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Friday introduced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The proposed five-year bill includes language that would provide protection for customer service agents from physical abuse and also gives flight attendants a minimum rest of at least ten uninterrupted hours.
The IAM has been aggressively lobbying Congress to adopt this pro-airline worker language, meeting with lawmakers from both parties and holding rallies on Capitol Hill. IAM members have also called members from the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, urging them to support these changes.
“The IAM has vigorously fought on Capitol … Read More...