Negotiations News and Updates

Flight Attendants Protest American Eagle and United Express Carrier Mesa Airlines

April 25, 2017 - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) protested at three major airports in front of American Airlines and United Airlines on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to demand a fair contract for Mesa Flight Attendants. Mesa Flight Attendants, who fly under the American Eagle and United Express brands, authorized a strike last month, with a 99.56 percent vote.

Mesa Day of Action April 25

April 4, 2017 - Come support Mesa Flight Attendants. Mesa AFA Members turned out a record-breaking strike vote of 99.56% last week! Now, it's time to turn up the heat on management. An AFA Day of Action is planned for April 25, 2017.

Mesa Airlines flight attendants vote to go on strike

March 29, 2017 - The employees of the only remaining airline based in the Valley may go on strike. Roughly 1,000 flight attendants for Mesa Airlines voted to go on strike Wednesday citing being underpaid.

Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants Authorize Strike

March 29, 2017 - Mesa Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted 99.56 percent for strike authorization. Mesa Airlines operates flights for American Airlines (as American Eagle) and United Airlines (as United Express). Mesa flight attendants are underpaid compared to other flight attendants flying for United and American airlines.

Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants Open Strike Vote

February 28, 2017 - Mesa flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today began casting votes to authorize a strike to support efforts to reach an agreement at the carrier. Strike vote ballots have been sent to the over 1,000 flight attendants, with a vote count scheduled for March 29, 2017.

In the Media

Mesa flight attendants turn up heat with strike vote

March 29, 2017 - Flight attendants at Mesa Airlines, which operates United Express flights in Houston, moved one step closer to a strike with 99.56 percent of voting members favoring the picket line should negotiations continue to stall, their union announced Wednesday.

Mesa Flight Attendants take 1st step toward possible strike

February 28, 2017 - Mesa Airlines flight attendants, including about 440 in Houston who work aboard United Express flights, begin voting Tuesday on whether to authorize a strike for better pay and benefits.

Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants Will Vote on Strike

February 3, 2017 - Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), are gearing up for a possible strike at the carrier after mediated negotiations recently stalled.

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