Midwest Express Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement on Contract

Sep 16, 2002
Agreement Contains Significant Improvements on Issues[BR] Important to Flight Attendants[BR][BR] Interviews with Flight Attendant Negotiators Available[BR] Embassy Suites, 1200 South Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI - 4:30-5:30 p.m.[BR][BR] MILWAUKEE, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Express and its flight[BR]attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants, AFL-CIO,[BR]reached a tentative agreement on a first contract Friday.[BR] We sat down, made significant progress on the issues that are most[BR]important to the flight attendants, and reached an agreement, said AFA Midwest[BR]Express Master Executive Council President Toni Phillips. Now it will be[BR]presented to the flight attendants for them to decide if the contract meets[BR]each of our needs.[BR] All CHAOS(tm) activities are suspended pending the ratification vote by[BR]the flight attendants. In order to ratify, a simple majority of Midwest[BR]Express'' flight attendants who vote, must vote in favor of the contract.[BR] Specific details of the tentative agreement will not be released until the[BR]flight attendants have an opportunity to review them. AFA will hold meetings[BR]to educate the membership on the tentative agreement and schedule the[BR]ratification vote in the coming days.[BR] Midwest Express'' 465 flight attendants are joined together in AFA, the[BR]world''s largest flight attendant union. Visit the AFA at[BR][A target=_new href=http://www.afanet.org/]http://www.afanet.org[/A] .[BR]