Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Summer is almost upon us and our base continues to grow!
We have 2 more classes joining us this month, 13JUN and 27JUN.
Due to the grounding of the 737 MAX, that will conclude New Hire training for the year. It’s great to see so many new faces in Boston. Be sure to enjoy all the activities that the city has to offer this time of the year.
IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES & EVENTS
PLEASE join us as a participant in the gallery to support this very important arbitration. All members in good standing are welcome and encouraged to attend:
June 12th, 13th, & 14th – 9:00 am
Hyatt DFW Airport
2334 North International Parkway
DFW Airport, TX 75261-9014
Hotel transportation is available to the Hyatt DFW, as well as a bridge from Terminal C to walk.
Crew Schedule Base Visit: 18JUN19
Crew Schedule will be visit BOS on 18JUN from 1130-1330. They are here to answer questions. Share your concerns & suggestions. RSVP with the BOS MOD.
Upcoming Negotiating Committee Roadshows:
Save the Date
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hilton Boston Logan Airport
(Direct access from sky-bridge to hotel)
One Hotel Drive
Boston, MA 02128
Phone #: 617-568-6700
Click on the link for other upcoming roadshows
JUNE 2019 APFA Spotlight
APFA Negotiating Committee
The APFA Negotiating Committee shall be considered a standing committee for the purpose of negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreement(s) and further, may be called upon to assist in the resolution of disputes arising from the interpretation of such agreements.
The achievement of a Collective Bargaining Agreement is recognized as one of the highest priorities of the APFA. It is understood that all members of an APFA Negotiating Committee undertake their responsibilities and duties with a sense of commitment and a recognition of the trust placed in them. Confidentiality within the Committee is essential to the successful negotiation of a contract. All members of an APFA Negotiating Committee and all APFA representatives are required to maintain the highest of standards with respect to the confidential nature of issues and items discussed within the Committee.
Only active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as appointed or elected members of any Negotiating Committee. Appointed members of the Negotiating Committee for a Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated by the APFA on behalf of Flight Attendant employees of AAL must have been a member of the APFA for a period of two (2) or more years, and must previously have served in at least two (2) of the appointed or elected positions with the APFA as defined in the APFA Policy Manual. The National President of the APFA shall be the recognized Chair of all APFA Negotiating Committees.
Who makes up The APFA Negotiating Committee?
The Negotiating Committee is comprised of Seven (7) members:
⁃ The National President
⁃ Six (6) representatives,
-Two (2) who shall be elected by the membership at large
-Two (2) who shall be appointed by the APFA National President
-Two (2) who shall be appointed by the APFA Board of Directors by a two-thirds (2/3) affirmative vote of the Voting Board of Directors.
Meet our Negotiating Committee on July 18, 2019 and get up to date on where we are in the Collective Bargaining Process.
Click on the links below for more information about the Negotiating Committee per the APFA Constitution and the APFA Policy Manual.
Reserve Survey Closes 24JUN
The Negotiating Committee wants to hear from every FA!
If you have any additional concerns or ideas for the Committee, be sure to email them: email@example.com
Click on the link for the Reserve Survey.
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Just a reminder, please be sure to contact us via phone/text/email if you have something that needs to be addressed in a timely manner. If you are referring to a specific trip, be sure to include your HI3 & HI1, as that will help expedite the process. Also, Amy will be on vacation from 10-17JUN. Contact Kelli or APFA Headquarters during this time.
APFA BOS Base President
APFA BOS Base Vice President