Government & Community
The Government and Community Affairs Committee ensures that legislators are aware of our views on important issues.
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Cabin Air Quality
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Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO
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Washington, DC 20001
GOVERNMENT/ COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
Monica Sundseth* (310) 221-0535
Mary Garton** (619) 306-5534
Cindy Topar (310) 462-9464
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Current Legislative Issues
10 Hours Rest is the Law
Date: October 13, 2018
Reported by United AFA-CWA, MEC
On October 5, 2018, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 became law. The Secretary of the Department of Transportation now has 30 days to change the federal rest rules for Flight Attendants. The new rest rule is: 10 hours free from duty and it cannot be reduced for any reason. The FAA will provide the airlines with an implementation period for the new rest rules, which typically is no more than six months. We will update Flight Attendants as the implementation process moves forward.
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