Horizon Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement On New Contract Terms
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --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.
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"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
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.
SOURCE Association of Flight Attendants
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