12.12.11 – (LAA) – Sick Time Rumors

Hotline Update – December 12, 2011

Today’s hotline will hopefully clear up a rumor that seems to have gone system wide.

Rumor: American is taking away our sick time! The (fill in any work group) have already had their sick time wiped out by the company!

Truth: Sick time has not been wiped out from any work group. As for organized work groups, any changes to the CBA will be made through the Section 1113 process, which requires negotiation and, absent a ratified agreement by the membership, approval by the bankruptcy court judge.

This information is contained in the Q&A PDF Document posted on APFA.org. Please print a copy to carry with you. The document will be updated as new questions come in so please check back regularly. Another option is to download the PDF to your mobile device for easy access. Here is a direct link to the document most recently updated on December 8, 2011.

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In unity,
Laura Glading

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