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3.19.18 – Redbook PBS Seminar, EAP, Professional Standards, CIRT

Reminder for DCA LUS and LAA Flight Attendants:

Redbook PBS Seminar “Lessons Learned” will be held Friday March 23, 2018 from 1100 – 1500 in the “Hub Gathering Room”, Center Pier near Flight Service

APFA PBS Specialist Alana Porter and APFA Contract Chair Paul Hartshorn Jr. will be joining us for an informative afternoon.

Topics for discussion will include, but not be limited to:

  • bidding strategy for all relative seniority
  • reserve to line holder and line holder to reserve bidding
  • understanding CN, PN and LN indicators
  • bidding reserve – the do’s and dont’s
  • current PBS award (April 2018)
  • review December 2017 bid award/assignment
  • FABRC availability and function
  • standing bids
  • researching and reviewing your award
  • use of “must off” vs  “preferred off” days for reserve
  • pre planned training
  • waivers and legalities

Bring your schedules to get a review of your bid award and get your questions answered!

Employee Assistance Program/Professional Standards/Critical Incident Response Team

The objective of APFA EAP, Professional Standards, and CIRT is to enhance the health, welfare, and safety of our members including assessment, information, resource referral support for drug and alcohol dependency, depression and anxiety, effective conflict resolutions, and support for critical and traumatic incidents. Our team dedicates their time in helping our members.

If you need assistance please reach out to:

Walter Davis: 202-607-5182

Claudia Frye: 571-480-2858

Litra Simms : 1-800-998-8194

Dianne Britton will be joining our team of trained professionals to assist with Professional Standards.

Contact Information :


New Hire Flight Attendants :

DCA-US will be receiving 33 new hire Flight Attendants on April 01, 2018.

Let’s send a BIG WELCOME out to our new members and wish them GOOD LUCK!

Upoming events :

  • Retirement Seminar  – April 26, 2018
  • ASAP program base blitz  – TBD
  • JSIC base visit – TBD

* More information and details will be forthcoming**
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