The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) is a union representing over 50,000 flight attendants across 17 airlines. 1 The AFA is part of the 700,000-strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), which itself is an affiliate of the wider American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). 2
2019 House Democrats Issues Conference
Sara Nelson, president of Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, participated in a discussion titled “Standing up for America’s Working People” at the 2019 House Democrats Issues Conference. She was joined by Mary Kay Henry, president of Service Employees International Union; and Lee Saunders, president of American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. 3
- “About AFA.” CWA. Accessed June 21, 2021. https://www.afacwa.org/about_afa.
- Quinnell, Kenneth. “Get to Know AFL-CIO’s Affiliates: Communications Workers of America: AFL-CIO.” AFL. Accessed June 21, 2021. https://aflcio.org/2019/5/13/get-know-afl-cios-affiliates-communications-workers-america.
- ”2019 Issues Conference (Brochure).” House Democrats. Accessed April 11, 2019. Available: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2019/04/2019-Issues-Conference-Agenda-House-Democrats.pdf