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DOL Extends FMLA Protections to Flight Attendants

Mon. February 11, 2013

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) praise the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule that guarantees Flight Attendants are not denied protections afforded by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

The passage of the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act in 2009 established new FMLA leave eligibility requirements that addressed the unique issues of Flight Attendant scheduling. The DOL final rule provides guidance to ensure consistent application throughout the industry and establishes a minimum basic benefit for all Flight Attendants regardless of their carrier.

Solis Supports Veterans

Sun. September 09, 2012

As U.S. veterans return home from the warzone, many struggle to find good jobs in this tough economy. Fortunately, the Department of Labor is trying to assist vets by promoting extensive online employment assistance.

Minorities Bearing Recession’s Brunt

Thu. September 24, 2009
The issues of poverty and race took center stage at the 39 th Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) this week.