Representing the Flight Attendants
of American Airlines

Representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

1.06.11 – (LAA) – Negotiations End Without an Agreement

Special Negotiations Update

This is APFA President Laura Glading with a special Hotline Update for Thursday, January 6, 2011.

As Yogi Berra once said, “It’s deja vu all over again.”

We ended this week’s bargaining sessions in Nashville without an agreement. We were able to clean up some loose ends on Article 10, Reserve. The company made proposals on Benefits and some premium/training pay which put some money in one pocket, yet took it from another.” Deja vu.

Flight Attendants would still end up making less than they did in 2003.

We did everything we possibly could to achieve a deal but the company is still unwilling to recognize the value Flight Attendants bring to this company.

You’ve told us where we need to be and we will get there no matter how hard we have to fight. The 96.8 percent of the membership voting YES for strike authorization showed our strength and unity.

APFA’s Negotiating Team has made a promise to the Membership not to bring you a concessionary contract. We stand by that promise.

Mr. Gibbons will go back to the National Mediation Board Members and they will once again review our case and request for our release into a 30-day cooling off period.

Stay Unified, Stay Strong and Stay Informed.



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