Veda Shook and the Future of AFA

28 10 2010

Veda Shook and the Future of AFA

Veda Shook helped negotiate an industry-leading contract at Alaska Airlines, where she was MEC President. Now, as AFA’s President-Elect, she’s looking forward to helping Delta flight attendants do the same.





Delta Spirit

5 10 2010

Delta Spirit

What’s Delta culture? It’s teamwork! Working together to be the best that we can be. Flight attendants discuss what it means to be Delta flight attendants, and the new spirit we’re bringing to our airline through Delta AFA.





Southwest Union Label

5 10 2010

Southwest Union Label

Southwest Airlines, the nation’s most unionized carrier, succeeds by working cooperatively with its employees’ unions. Listen to Southwest founder Herb Kelleher and other senior management talk about the benefits that unions bring to the employee-employer relationship. The Flight Attendants at Southwest Airlines our represented by TWU local 556. We thank them for their continued support.





Without A Union

5 10 2010

Without A Union

Delta Flight Attendants will begin to vote for representation this week. While the company paints a happy picture of a union free workplace where they take care of the employees, hear what some Flight Attendants think about working without a union.





Confessions of a Union Buster

27 09 2010

Confessions of a Union Buster

In “Confessions of a Union Buster,” Martin Jay Levitt lays out how “human resources consultants” use fear and divide-and-conquer techniques to beat back employee efforts to gain representation.





Why AFA?

23 09 2010

Why AFA?

Why AFA? Because we own it. This is all of us coming together in Delta AFA. Listen to flight attendants talk about what they expect to achieve working together through Delta AFA.





Importance of Representation

16 09 2010

Importance of Representation

Why is it important for flight attendants to vote YES for Delta AFA representation? It’s about Respect and Unity, having a guarantee in a legally binding contract. And, YES, this is our Opportunity!





Dues

26 08 2010

Dues

Delta and Northwest merged to better position our airline for the future. When flight attendants pool our resources like our airlines did, we build a solid foundation that will flourish in good times and withstand industry challenges. Dues are our investment in each other.





The New Delta Family

1 08 2010

The New Delta Family

Delta Air Lines used to be like a family, flight attendants recall, but it’s changed over the past several decades with a procession of new executives and management teams. Today, we have a chance to restore that sense of family at Delta.





Truth and Consequences

29 07 2010

Truth and Consequences

Delta executives always seem to be promising flight attendants the moon, although the reality of what we get is more like green cheese. Consider these comments by CEO Richard Anderson in a video message two years ago, with a reality check served up by Delta flight attendants.





DeltaAFA – Together

13 05 2010

DeltaAFA – Together

Delta flight attendants say being pro-Delta and pro-AFA are not mutually exclusive. They go hand in glove.





Dispelling the Myths

27 10 2009

The experts agree: Sitting down to bargain works. The next step in the Delta campaign.

Dispelling the Myths





I Am…

27 10 2009

Delta flight attendants reflect on what makes a union. . .  Its members, of course. WE are Delta AFA.

I Am The Union





Across America

27 10 2009

No one knows better what representation and a contract means than the 50,000 members of the Association of Flight Attendants from 20 different airlines across the country. Heres what a few of them have to say about how AFA helps them at their airlines.

Across America





Direct Relationship

27 10 2009

Delta flight attendants are rightfully proud of the direct relationships they enjoy with their managers. Having representation at Delta would actually enhance those relationships, according to many flight attendants.

Direct Relationship





Reflection

27 10 2009

Ever wonder what a union can do for you? For World Class Flight Attendants, let us count the ways.

Reflection





Representation

27 10 2009

Why do the 21,000 flight attendants at Delta Air Lines need representation? World Class Delta Flight Attendants weigh in.

Representation





Atlanta Visibility

27 10 2009

More than a hundred Delta-AFA activists and leaders gathered in Atlanta, May 13-14 to discuss how best to win an industry-leading contract for Deltas World Class Flight Attendants. The meeting culminated with an enthusiastic rally at Deltas Camp Creek parking area.

Atlanta Visibility





World Class Airline

27 10 2009

Delta customers will benefit from the airline treating its key frontline employees as World Class Flight Attendants.

World Class Airline





Legally Binding

27 10 2009

Flight attendants at the new Delta Air Lines explain why they value a legally binding contract. Its about mutual respect.

Legally Binding