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Flight attendants unite to picket O’Hare, demand a fair contract

Hundreds of Flight Attendants from 3 unions will picket O’Hare Tuesday to demand a fair contract from Southwest, American, United and others.

Flight Attendants from three unions and four carriers – the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) representing United, Alaska, Air Wisconsin, Frontier & more, Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) representing American, and Transport Workers Union (TWU) representing Southwest are in heated contract negotiations. The informational picketing on February 13 is part of the worldwide Day of Action with demonstrations at over 30 airports.

For more information, please see the attached background information.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE: O’Hare Airport between Terminals 1 & 2 and Terminals 2 & 3

WHO: APFA, TWU Local 556, AFA-CWA union Flight Attendants

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