Know Your Rights

What your Executives Might Say


Flight attendants at your airline are organizing with the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) to make your jobs better and more secure. We want you to succeed. That’s why flight attendants like us, who have already joined AFA, want you to know what to expect from your airline executives during your campaign. Not every airline […]

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Organizing Rights Under the Railway Labor Act


Know Your Rights When Organizing An Employer Covered by the Railway Labor Act! Under the RLA, an employer is prevented from: Surveillance of organizing activities Threatening to sue in an effort to suppress support Terminating/disciplining or threatening to terminate/discipline employees for supporting the union Barring employees from soliciting cards or membership during non-work time and […]

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Key provisions of the Railway Labor Act


Key provisions of the Railway Labor Act, 45 U.S.C. § 151, et seq. Key purpose: Avoid interruption to interstate commerce and preserve labor relations harmony Jurisdiction: National Mediation Board (“NMB”): The NMB administers issues involving representation, mediation, arbitration System Board of Adjustment: Established at every unionized airline to resolve “minor disputes” (disputes over the interpretation […]

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RLA vs NLRA Comparison Chart

Appendix C. Comparison of RLA, NRLA, and FSLMRA Key Provisions

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