"The staffing for flight attendants, especially domestically, is at FAA minimums," said Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. "Our jobs are harder than they've ever been."
Commuting expenses and training backlogs are just some of the problems compounding staffing shortages, union leader says.
Boarding passengers has become especially difficult during the pandemic.
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