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America’s most influential flight attendant helped end the longest government shutdown. Now she’s on a mission to revive unions — and she tells us why labour rights will define the next generation.

Sara Nelson is the president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, and a prominent champion of workers’ rights. The New York Times has called her “America’s most powerful flight attendant.” In January, Nelson called for a general strike during the government shutdown. Days later, she […]
America’s most influential flight attendant helped end the longest government shutdown. Now she’s on a mission to revive unions — and she tells us why labour rights will define the next generation.
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What it takes to be a first-class flight attendant for Emirates

Emirates transports about 60 million passengers per year and 22,000 flight attendants and pursers tend to those passengers. Being an Emirates flight attendant has its perks, like free housing in Dubai, discounted tickets, and getting paid to travel the world. The job also comes with long hours, busy schedules, and […]
What it takes to be a first-class flight attendant for Emirates