Sunday, July 28th, 2019
We are encouraging all members to verify that their commuter city address that you provided to the company is correct. You are allowed to use A1/A3 passes to commute to and from your home base and your commuter city on company business. You cannot use A1/A3 passes to commute to any other city then the one listed.
The Phased Approach to Pay Protection Arbitration took place here in New York on July 24th & 25th at Times Square Tower, located at 7 Times Square in Midtown Manhattan. Your local APFA leadership team attended both days of the hearing lending support to the team that presented a very strong case against the company.
Selection for random testing does not remove an employee from the pool of employees eligible for testing for any period of time. Every employee subject to random testing has the same chance of being selected for random testing at all times.
- Support and enhance the standing of the Flight Attendant profession
- Promote professionalism and restore professional conduct.
- Ensure a safe working environment.
- Provide the opportunity to disclose and effectively resolve problems in a voluntary, confidential (though not anonymous), manner.
Who we are & what we do:
The Professional Standards representative(s) at each base:
- Monitor the voicemail extension designated for that base.
- Gather information.
- Remain objective and are neutral facilitators.
- Act as neutral facilitators to understand the Flight Attendant’s goals and/or intentions.
- Identify options to meet the caller’s goals.
- Collaborates in developing an action plan to address the interests of all parties.
- The APFA Professional Standards encourages our members to act with integrity, treat each other with honesty and respect, and take responsibility for their own ethical behavior. By promoting this standard of conduct, we ensure fair treatment for all of our members in the workplace.
Base Professional Standards Contacts
Our Professional Standards Representatives are available to assist when there is a problem with professional conduct that the parties have been unable to address themselves. Behaving ethically is at the core of professional behavior. It is what distinguishes professionals from others in the workplace. Our Professional Standards extension is monitored continually to ensure a prompt response.
APFA National Professional Standards Rep: Jillian Bocenda – firstname.lastname@example.org
Did You Know??
FAR ILLEGAL (FI) – is if your trip arrives BEFORE your second trip departure AND less than the 8 FAR hours between trips. You are paid the greater of the scheduled or actual value of the first sequence PLUS the original value of the second trip.
DIRECT CONFLICT (DC) – is when your current sequence is now scheduled to arrive AFTER the report (sign-in) time of your next trip. You will be paid the combined original value of both sequences.
If after your current trip arrives you will now be scheduled to have less than the contractual 11 hours rest but more than the FAR 8 hours rest before the report (sign-in) time of your next second trip, CS will keep you on the trip unless you call them to take you off for your contractual rest. If you do not wish to waive your contractual rest down the FAR, pay protections will not apply.
LAST SEQUENCE LAST SERIES (LS) – You are pay protected if your last series of sequences cancels or if you are illegal to originate your last sequence.
Once you report, if you become illegal to complete your last sequence in its entirety, you may be required to continue to operate the sequence and split off at the latest point you pass through base, if you aren’t scheduled to pass through base you will be split off at the point of illegality. In either case, you will be pay protected for the portion you were illegal to operate.
If the originating leg of your last sequence cancels, you may be required to split on to your sequence. CS must notify you of the request to split on prior to report. If you split back on, a hotel room must be provided if the segment you are splitting on does not originate on the same day. In this case, you will be pay protected for the cancelled segments. If CS does not make a request to split you back on, you will be pay protected for the entire sequence.
FULL SEQ CANCELLATION (XI) – is full sequence cancellation. If none of your segments are flown by a substitute crew, or it is not your last trip or last series of trips, pay protections do not apply.
APFA LGA Base President, email@example.com
APFA LGA Base Vice President, firstname.lastname@example.org