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Local flight attendants hold rally to demand Senate pass COVID-19 relief package

Posted at 10:02 AM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 12:53:01-04

CLEVELAND — Dozens of local flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants, held a rally on Tuesday outside of Senator Sherrod Brown’s Cleveland office to demand relief and urge the Senate to pass a COVID-19 relief package.

The rally was scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. at Brown’s office, located at 801 West Superior Avenue.

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United Airlines and American Airlines have both threatened thousands of their employees with layoffs if government assistance doesn't come before October 1.

October 1 is the first date airlines that took bailout money from earlier this year can layoff workers under the terms set by Congress.

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