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Heidi Gunderson “Dear Frank”

Hello Frank,

I just wanted to tell you I hope you enjoy your bonus!  I certainly dont begrudge the fact that you have education and experience, and I imagine you work hard at your job and deserve a substantial paycheck for that. I also acknowledge I chose a different path in life as far as my "career."

I just want to let you that while you may be happily planning on how to invest or spend your bonus, I will be stressing, as usual, at the arrival of my Apr 30th paycheck. You see Frank, I was on Reserve last month at LAX-I and flew 3 trips, since they "held" me for Purser trips. So I will be getting the minimum gaurantee pay with very little per per diem (unfortunately, I count on that part of my check to survive). Wow. I just cant wait! I do this three times a year now, and with 20 years of flying under my belt, it's gotten really old. I fly high time in the other months to try to make up for the regular old pay cut, in addition to the three-times a year RESERVE pay cut. Its like a special double-whammy!

I am working tomorrow, and will be unable to picket with my co-workers, but my heart will be with them. I am tired of knowing that due to lack of funds at AA, I have no opportunity to any of the following: A pay "raise" back to what I was making four years ago even before the cost of gas was over $3.00, Profit Sharing, and EVER seeing the other side of Reserve.

I'm glad my hard work these past four years of puling together to win together paid off for you, so cheers and enjoy!

Sincerely,
Heidi Gunderson, LAX-I

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1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

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Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

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