ORD Base Briefs

12.05.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Sunday, December 5, 2021

Sunday, December 5, 2021 December is already here! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving week, wherever you may have been. This has been a crazy year. Thank you for all that you have done to work as a team and get us through these wild times. 2022 is right around the corner. New Hires…

11.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – November 4, 2021

Thursday, November 4, 2021 Buckle up! The next two months are looking like we will have a rough end to the year! The December Staffing and Allocation calls took place yesterday. While we expected the usual holiday increase in Reserve numbers and increased line average, the December numbers we received were eye-opening. The Company claims…

10.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – October 4, 2021

Monday, October 4, 2021 Air Rage Event ORD Leadership, joined by Lori Vitto-Glatty (APFA Government Affairs Co-Chair) and CLT FA Teddy Andrews, participated in the Chicago Federation of Labor, Airport Labor Committee Air Rage event 9/29/21. It is important for the APFA to be an active member of the ALC.  Now, more than ever, unionized…

9.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – October 2021 Allocations

Saturday, September 4, 2021 Happy Labor Day weekend ORD! Retirement Seminar The APFA Retirement Department is conducting a Retirement Seminar on Monday, September 13. Join us in the West Conference room (above the ticket counters) from 1100 until 1400. Important Checklist for VEOP Participants   Attendance New COVID case numbers are rising at an alarming…

8.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – September 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Hello ORD! It was a long and hot July. We hope that you were able to find some well-deserved rest and relaxation during the month. August has already begun with a rocky start. Here is our allocations base brief for September 2021: September Allocations There is not much to report from the September…

7.16.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – EVLOA Recalls

Friday, July 16, 2021 Hello ORD! We have been receiving many questions regarding the return of Flight Attendants currently on an Extended Voluntary Leave of Absence (EVLOA). There are 293 ORD-based Flight Attendants in that status and the list below shows the seniority breakdown. ORD EVLOA Recall List As you can see, the list is relatively junior.…

7.06.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – August 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Hello ORD!  We hope everyone found time to enjoy the holiday weekend. Here are some current topics at the base, and the August staffing information. Seat Swaps If you pick up a sequence thru TTS/UBL on top of a pay protected sequence, a seat swap will kick out the pay protection.  The pay…

6.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – July 2021 Allocations

Friday, June 4, 2021 Hello ORD! We hope you found time to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday weekend, despite the chilly weather in Chicago. We welcome back those returning from Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOAs). Summer travel is ramping up. This is good news for the airline industry, but also brings its own set of challenges in…

5.29.21 – Illinois Sick Leave (SB 645)

Saturday, May 29, 2021 Illinois Sick Leave (SB 645) By now, you’ve seen several email blasts or posts about the Illinois Sick Leave bill (SB 645) we are trying to get amended in the Illinois House of Representatives. We are very close to the number we need to help push this over the edge. Long…

5.27.21 – ACTION ALERT! Include RLA Workers in the Illinois Sick Leave Act

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 ACTION ALERT! SB 645 Include RLA Workers in the Illinois Sick Leave Act Members of APFA, AFA-CWA, and TWU Local 556 are in Springfield, IL, this week to lobby state representatives on SB 645. We need your help, too! Representatives need to hear that their constituents care about this issue to…

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