Virgin America flight attendants to join TWU

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) congress in Sofia, Bulgaria, is celebrating the decision by around 900 flight attendants at Virgin America to be represented by a union. The National Mediation Board (NMB) in the United States yesterday announced that flight attendants at Virgin America have voted in favor of union representation. Of the roughly […]

August 14, 2014

Second Time Hopefully the Charm for Virgin America Flight Attendants (

Despite previous setbacks, flight attendants at Virgin America are moving to establish the first labor union at the company. More than 50 percent of Virgin’s estimated 852 attendants have signed authorization cards with the Transport Workers Union (TWU); those cards were submitted last month to the federal government’s National Mediation Board, says TWU Vice President […]

June 13, 2014