HORIZON AIR FLIGHT ATTENDANTS REACH TENTATIVE PACT ON CONTRACT

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA and received
via electronic mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
HORIZON AIR FLIGHT ATTENDANTS REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON NEW
CONTRACT TERMS 
Washington, DC - Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by
the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), announced a
tentative agreement with management today that includes
increased compensation, a new scheduling system and substantial
improvements in flexibility and quality of life for the over 500
Flight Attendants.  Horizon Air is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Alaska Air Group and offers service to over 45 cities in the
United States, Canada and Mexico. 
“This agreement reflects the crucial role we have in the overall
success of our airline and addresses the issues identified as
most important by Flight Attendants,” said Lexie Graham, acting
AFA President at Horizon Air. “Horizon Air Flight Attendants
have been active throughout this process, sending a strong,
unified message to management that we are focused on the future
of the airline and fully expect a contract that reflects the
contributions we make each and every day.” 
Details of the agreement will now be sent to Flight Attendants
for consideration. Voting on the agreement will begin June 24
and conclude July 18, 2013. 
The Association of Flight Attendants is the world’s largest
Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant
issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight
Attendant profession for 67 years. Serving as the voice for
Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in
the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight
Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working
conditions.  Nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants come together to
form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications
Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org. 
Corey Caldwell
AFA Communications
202-434-0586 (w)
202-550-5520 (c) 
(bjh) NY 
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