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Five flight attendants formed the Airline Stewardess Association, the first labor union representing flight attendants. They were reacting to an industry in which women were forced to retire at the age of 32, remain single, and adhere to strict weight, height and appearance requirements. The association later became the Association of Flight Attendants, now a division of the Communications Workers of America.
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Latest round of UPS negotiations wraps up
Posted On: Dec 07, 2012


Nov. 16, 2012 | The latest round of UPS negotiations wrapped up this week with the National Negotiating Committee pressing for more full-time jobs and addressing 9.5 concerns. The bargaining sessions opened in St. Petersburg, Fl., with lengthy company presentations on SurePost and a market outlook for the package industry. The company also claimed that rising health care costs were a big concern.However, the National Negotiating Committee countered by presenting proposals to address 9.5 concerns, dispatch times, backfilling jobs and limiting the use of technology for disciplinary purposes. Negotiations continued in Washington, D.C. this week. Read more here.


 
 
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