Representing the Flight Attendants
of American Airlines

Representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

2004 Hotlines

8.18.04

This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with a Special Hotline update for Wednesday, August 18, 2004. The Department of Labor recently counted 16 additional ballots for the position of APFA President. This resulted in a change in the outcome of the election. On the basis of this result, the Department of Labor has expressed…

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8.18.04 – (LAA) – DOL Counts 16 Additional Ballots for APFA President

This is Liz Geiss, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with a Special Hotline update for Wednesday, August 18, 2004. The Department of Labor recently counted 16 additional ballots for the position of APFA President. This resulted in a change in the outcome of the election. On the basis of this result, the Department of Labor has…

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8.13.04

This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with a Special Hotline update for Wednesday, August 13, 2004. The Department of Labor recently counted 16 additional ballots for the position of APFA President. This resulted in a change in the outcome of the election. On the basis of this result, the Department of Labor has expressed…

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8.13.04 – (LAA) – DOL Will Count an Additional 16 Uncounted Ballots in APFA Presidential Election, FA Fatigue, Retirement Made Easy, APFA Voluntary Optional Insurance, AA Agrees to pay $3 Million in Fines to Settle Antitrust Charges

Hello everyone, This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain with the APFA Hotline for Friday August 13, 2004. Due to the current weather situation in Florida, American Airlines has had to cancel several flights. If you lose your entire sequence due to a cancellation or illegality, you have an obligation to call crew schedule. Please…

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8.12.04 – (LAA) – DOL Will Count Additional 16 Ballots Cast but not Counted in the Presidential Election

This is APFA National Communications Coordinator Liz Geiss with a special APFA hotline update for Thursday, August 12, 2004. As was previously reported on this hotline, the Department of Labor determined that, as part of its ongoing investigation into election complaints filed in connection with the recent national officer runoff election, it would count an…

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8.11.04 – (LAA) – NBC Certifies Results of Proposed Constitutional Changes Referendum

This is Leatha-Harding-Berry, Chairperson of the APFA National Ballot Committee, with a Special APFA Hotline Update for Wednesday, August 11, 2004. The APFA National Ballot Committee in conjunction with Whitely Penn and Associates, has certified the results of the Proposed Constitutional Changes Referendum. The referendum for the Constitutional Changes did not pass. The results are…

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8.10.04 – (LAA) – DOL will Open and Count 16 Cast but not Counted Presidents Election Ballots

Special Hotline Update August 10, 2004 Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with a Special Hotline update for Tuesday, August 10th, 2004. APFA received notification late on Monday afternoon August 9, 2004, from the Department of Labor that, on August 12, it will open and count 16 ballots that were previously…

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8.08.04 – (LAA) – BOD Holds Special Meeting Regarding Communications Policy, Ballots for Constitutional Changes, John Kerry Endorsement, Up-to-Date Manuals, APFA Voluntary Optional Insurance, Skyword

This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline for Sunday, August 8 2004. The APFA Board of Directors held a special meeting in Dallas, Ft. Worth beginning July 26, 2004. At this meeting, a majority of the Board changed APFA’s communication policy with regard to approval required to disseminate information to the…

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7.30.04 – (LAA) – Presidential Grievance Filed on FMLA, System Boards, Up-to-Date Manuals

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 30th, 2004. A Presidential Grievance has been filed on the recent unilateral changes made by the company to the Family Medical Leave policy. We will continue to keep you posted on this very important item. Willingness-to-Serve Notifications were sent…

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7.23.04 – (LAA) – 9/11 Commission Issues Final Report, WTS Notifications for Base VC Postitions at JFK, LGA, MIA, and SFO, Special Meeting of APFA BOD, Proposed Constitutional Changes, Optional Exchange Drop/Trade Programming

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 23rd, 2004. This past week was eventful on security issues. The 9/11 Commission issued its final report on Thursday. It is widely available in bookstores and can be found online at www.9-11commission.gov. While most of the report focuses on…

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7.16.04 – (LAA) – Vote for Proposed Constitutional Changes, FA Fatigue, In-Cabin Mobile Phone Use, Rescheduling Issues, Seniority List, Smith Barney Downgrades AMR Stock

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 16th, 2004. Have you voted yet? APFA members were recently mailed copies of the proposed Constitutional changes and an explanation of the proposed changes that were approved by the APFA Board of Directors. This information was sent out non-profit…

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7.09.04 – (LAA) – BOD Passes Resolution that NBC Will Expiditiously Prepare Balloting Materials and Ballot Membership of Proposed Changes to the APFA Constitution

Hello everyone. This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 9th, 2004. The APFA Board of Directors passed Resolution #2 at a Special Board of Directors meeting on May 4th and 5th 2004. This resolution states that, “The National Ballot Committee shall expeditiously prepare balloting materials and commence balloting…

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7.02.04 – (LAA) – Recall of Furloughed FAs, Quarterly Executive Committee Meeting, FA Fatigue, APFA Optional Insurance Benefits, Southwest FAs Strike Deal

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 2, 2004. We would like to begin this week by welcoming back to the line 178 formerly furloughed Flight Attendants (which is a correction from the July 1st, Special Hotline Update stating 184 formerly furloughed Flight Attendants). Of the…

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7.01.04 – (LAA) – Update Your Contact Information, Overage Leave of Absence

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with a Special Hotline update for Thursday, July 1st, 2004. The APFA would like to welcome back to the line 184 formerly furloughed Flight Attendants. Flight Attendants included in this recall return to active status today! The APFA Membership Department reminds returning Flight Attendants to update…

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6.25.04 – (LAA) – BOD Passes Resolution that Dues Will be 38 Dollars per Month, FA Fatigue, Quarterly EC Meeting, Supplimental Medical and Disability Plans, Domestic Mutual Transfers, OE Flexibility

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, June 25, 2004. You asked for it, you got it! The APFA Board of Directors passed resolution #3 at the May 4th & 5th BOD meeting. This resolution states that “as soon as administratively possible, through April 30, 2006, APFA…

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6.18.04

Hi everyone, This Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the InfoRep Hotline for Friday June 18, 2004. Complaints regarding the recently conducted APFA National Officer elections were filed by Ted Bedwell, Sherry Cooper, Tommie Hutto-Blake, Juan Johnson, Linda Lanning and Sam Morales, first internally within procedures provided by the APFA Constitution, and then with the…

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6.18.04 – (LAA) – Recall Packets Mailed, EC Meeting, Skyword

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, June 18th, 2004. Recall packets were mailed on June 9th, 2004, to 233 Flight Attendants eligible for recall to active status on July 1st, 2004. Responses must be received by American by June 19th, 2004. Failure to respond by that…

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6.11.04 – (LAA) – AA Announces Recall of 233 FAs, FA Fatigue, Layover Safety, FAA Safety Inspections, Turbulence

Hello. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, June 11th, 2004. As was reported on this hotline on Wednesday, the company has announced the recall of 233 Flight Attendants, effective July 1st, 2004. The company’s decision was based on our Flight Attendant headcount, expected levels of flying, and attrition.…

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6.09.04 – (LAA) – AA Will Announce Recall of 233 FAs, BOS to Port au Prince Round Trip Cancelled, FA Fatigue, Turbulence, FAA Conducting On-Board Observances, Information Picketing, FAA Fines AMR 2.5 Million Dollars

This is APFA President John Ward with a special hotline update. Today is Wednesday, June 9. APFA is pleased to announce some very good news report today and at a time when good news stories seem to be few and far between. The company will today announce the recall of 233 Flight Attendants, effective July…

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6.07.04

Hello everyone, This Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the InfoRep Hotline for Monday June 7, 2004 With your continued help, our efforts in Washington are certainly paying off. To date, we have over 150 Congressional signatures on Congressman DeFazio’s letter on Safety and Security Training. This letter urges the TSA to implement a basic…

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5.28.04 – (LAA) – 25th Anniversary of AA Flight 191 Crash, Turbulence, Paris and Rome Long Layovers, 420 Look-back Threshold

Hello everyone. This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, May 28th, 2004. This week marks the 25th anniversary of the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 191, which crashed on May 25th, 1979. Please take a moment to remember all those that were lost in this tragic event. With…

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5.21.04 – (LAA) – AMR Annual Stockholders Meeting, Fatgue Survey Team, 420 Look-Back, SSI Website, Informational Picketing

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, May 21st, 2004. The AMR Annual Stockholder’s meeting was held May 19th at the Training and Conference Center. Many shareholders, who also happen to be union members, were on hand to voice their concerns to American Airlines CEO Gerard…

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5.14.04 – (LAA) – Changes to Master Bidsheet, Lobbying in DC, FA Fatigue, Southwest FAs Conduct Informational Picketing

Hello. This is Liz Geiss, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with a special APFA Hotline Update for Wednesday, May 19th, 2004. APFA has been notified of changes to the master bid sheet for the month of June. Bases affected are LAXD, DFWD, and MIAD. Instructions on how to view these changes can be found on the…

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5.10.04

Hello everyone. This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA InfoRep Hotline for Monday, May 10, 2004. The APFA Board of Directors met in special session the week of May 3rd in the DFW area. During the meeting, the Board approved balloting the APFA membership on numerous changes to the APFA Constitution. In…

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5.07.04 – (LAA) – BOD Conclude Special Meeting and Pass Resolutions, Lobbying in DC, FA Fatgue, Special Meeting of EC, AMR American Eagle FAs Conduct Informational Picketing

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, May 7, 2004. The APFA Board of Directors concluded a special meeting in the DFW area this week. During the course of their meeting, the Board approved balloting the APFA membership on numerous changes to the APFA Constitution. The…

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