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8.30.12 – (LAA) – APFA and AFA Work Together Toward an AA/US Airways Merger

From the Office of the President 8.30.12 APFA and AFA Work Together Toward an AA/US Airways Merger – August 30, 2012 Dear Fellow Flight Attendants, There is no question that in order for our airline to become strong and competitive once again, a merger with US Airways is not only the best option, many believe,…

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8.29.12 – (LAA) – Recall of Remaining Furloughs

APFA Special Hotline – Recall of Remaining Furloughs – August 29, 2012 APFA is pleased to announce that the remaining 211 flight attendants on furlough are being recalled to active status effective November 16, 2012. AA will be sending the recall notices on Thursday, August 30th and those being recalled will have until Monday, September…

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8.28.12 – (LAA) – Pay Protection, Hurricane Isaac, VEOP, Lump Sum, Pension Freeze, Pre-funding Refunding

APFA Hotline Update – August 28, 2012 Pay Protection/Hurricane Isaac For those of you whose flights have canceled during the last five days of the contractual month, please refer to the contract Article 9 and I.9. for details on protecting your pay. In short, pay-protection would apply if 1) it is your last trip of…

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8.24.12 – (LAA) – TSP, Sick Policy, Thresholds, Implementation Information

APFA Hotline Update for Friday, August 24, 2012.  Q&A’s, TSP, Sick Policy and ThresholdsImplementation InformationWe expect the newly-ratified contract to be approved by the court on September 12th, or shortly thereafter.  Once approved, the company will implement some aspects of the new contract immediately, while others will take far longer to sort out. Know that…

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8.22.12 – (LAA) – Implementation Info, PVDs, 30/7 Background

 APFA Hotline – Implementation Info, PVDs, 30/7 Background – August 22, 2012  Members are obviously eager to learn exactly when the terms of the LBFO will be implemented. Until Judge Lane approves the contract, which we presume will be sometime in the first two weeks of September, we will continue to operate under our current…

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8.21.12 – (LAA) – Implementation Update

A Letter From APFA President Laura Glading – 8.21.12 Dear Fellow Flight Attendants, A great deal has transpired since November 29, 2011. In some ways, it culminated with Sunday’s vote on the LBFO. This may have been the most important vote any one of us cast in our long careers. I was hopeful that everyone would…

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8.19.12 – (LAA) – Balloting Results to approve or reject the Company’s Last, Best, and Final Offer

A Message from the APFA National Officers 8.19.12This morning concluded the balloting to approve or reject the Company’s Last, Best, and Final Offer. The results were as follows: Yes: 7,482 votes or 59.52%No: 5,088 votes or 40.48%Eligible Voters: 13,544 of which 12,570 cast a ballot representing 92.8% of the eligible votersIneligible Votes cast: 990Phone ballots…

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8.17.12 – (LAA) – FACTLines Open, Bankruptcy Court’s Ruling

  APFA FactLines Open – Email Addresses for Headquarters August 17, 2012 Some APFA members are reporting difficulties contacting APFA’s direct headquarters phone line. Please note: if you need to contact APFA, email the specific department directly.If you are voting telephonically, the Ballotpoint phone lines are not reporting any troubles. If you lost your PIN…

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8.16.12 – (LAA) – Statement Of AMR Corporation’s Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors Regarding Section 1113 Matters

APFA Special Hotline Update 8.16.12  Official Statement from the Unsecured Creditors Committee – August 16, 2012 The following is an official statement issued by the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee (UCC) released Thursday, August 16, 2012.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STATEMENT OF AMR CORPORATION’S OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS REGARDING SECTION 1113 MATTERSAugust 16, 2012 — The Labor…

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8.15.12 – (LAA) – Bankruptcy Court Issues Indictment of Labor Unions on AA’s Property

  Judge Lane’s Decision (pdf) Click here to download Judge Lane’s decision on APA’s contract.  APFA Special Hotline – August 15, 2012 Late this afternoon, the Bankruptcy Court issued a blistering indictment of the labor unions on American Airlines’ property. The Court summarily rejected all but two arguments the pilots made in the Section 1113…

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8.12.12 – (LAA) – LBFO Voting, AA Offering TSP Under the LBFO, Negotiating Update, Roadshows

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Sunday, August 12, 2012. Ballots – LBFO Voting Ballots are due Sunday, August 19, 2012, Voting on AA’s Last Best and Final Offer ends Sunday, August 19, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. if you have not received your ballot or need a…

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8.11.12 – (LAA) – Merger Update from APFA National President

A Message From APFA President Laura Glading – 8.11.12 As you know, on Wednesday, August 8th, the two remaining TWU workgroups ratified Tentative Agreements with the Company. APA, on the other hand, rejected their TA, opting instead to take their chances with Judge Lane. These developments do not alter APFA’s strategy towards achieving a merger with USAirways.…

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8.04.12 – (LAA) – LBFO Roadshows, APFA Strategy, Implementation Schedule, Pension Benefits, LBFO Voting Open

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Saturday, August 4, 2012.  LINKSThe following documents have been mailed to each members’ homes and should be arriving this week:Last Best and Final OfferLBFO vs Term Sheet Comparison Q&A’s Pre-1113 Tentative Agreement Summary LBFO RoadshowsThe APFA Negotiating Team visited three more bases this…

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AA’s Chief Pilot Hale Addresses Email 8.03.12

AA’s Chief Pilot Hale Addresses Email 8.03.12 The following email was issued today, August 3, 2012, by AA’s Chief Pilot John Hale in an effort to address rumors contained in a line pilot’s email that went viral. The text of the pilot’s email will not be included here since its factual content cannot be verified.…

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8.01.12 – (LAA) – Letter from APFA National Vice President Marcus Gluth Regarding AA’s LBFO

Letter from APFA Vice President Marcus Gluth August 1, 2012 Dear Fellow Flight Attendants, My initial reaction to the Company’s Last Best Final Offer (LBFO) was,“Oh, hell no!” and at first I thought I could never endorse this formembership ratification. But after careful study of the potential harmand future devastation which would occur if the…

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7.28.12 – (LAA) – LBFO, Roadshows Underway

APFA Hotline for Saturday, July 28, 2012The Last Best and Final Offer –  Roadshows underway APFA’s Negotiating Team, along with professionals to the bankruptcy process, traveled to the Raleigh/Durham, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Miami road shows this week to explain the Last Best Final Offer (LBFO), the details surrounding American Airlines Bankruptcy, and answer all members’ questions.…

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7.27.12 – (LAA) – Letter from APFA National President Regarding LBFO

A Message From APFA President Laura Glading Dear APFA Member, (updated 7.27.2012) These are extraordinary and unprecedented times for our union and our company. Never before, in decades of collective bargaining, has our union been in such a challenging position. As you know, APFA’s negotiating team worked tirelessly over the past several weeks to hammer…

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7.26.12 – (LAA) – Letter from APFA National President Regarding Key Points of the LBFO

Dear APFA Member, July 26, 2012 These are extraordinary and unprecedented times for our union and our company. Never before, in decades of collective bargaining, has our union been in such a challenging position. As you know, APFA’s negotiating team worked tirelessly over the past several weeks to hammer out a contract with American Airlines…

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7.25.12 – (LAA) – Balloting Period and Judge’s Ruling

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with a Hotline update for Wednesday, July 25, 2012 BALLOTING PERIOD AND JUDGE’S RULING 7.25.12 The following is an important update from APFA’s Bankruptcy Counsel: The bankruptcy judge has made clear throughout this process that the most preferable resolution to labor contract negotiations is a mutual deal. Although…

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7.21.12 – (LAA) – LBFO

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Saturday, July 21, 2012.  Last Best and Final Offer Yesterday, the APFA Executive Committee voted to send AA’s Last Best and Final Offer to the membership for a vote. Ballots went out yesterday, July 20th. Online voting opened at 10:00 am Central Time…

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7.20.12 – (LAA) – Letter from APFA National Predient Regarding the EC Resolution to Send LBFO to Membership for a Vote

  Office of the President 7.20.12   Dear APFA Member, Today, the APFA Executive Committee passed a resolution to send the company’s Last Best and Final Offer (LBFO) to the membership for a vote. Although not a tentative agreement, this LBFO represents the absolute best terms our negotiating team was able to achieve during Section 1113…

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7.17.12 – (LAA) – Negotiations, Reciprocal Cabin Seat Agreements, AMR Bankruptcy, 1114 Process, IOR Vice Chair Election, TWA Flight 800

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an APFA Hotline Update for Tuesday, July 17, 2012.  NegotiationsAs we reported on Thursday, the APFA Negotiating Team discussed, in detail, the company’s last best and final offer (LBFO) with the APFA Leadership. In the event that an LBFO is submitted to the membership for a vote,…

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7.12.12 – (LAA) – APFA Leadership and Negotiating Committee Meet to Discuss LBFO

CORRECTION: APFA Special Hotline Update – 7.12.12 This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Thursday, July 12, 2012.   The APFA Negotiating Committee met with the APFA leadership today to discuss, in detail, the company’s Last Best and Final Offer (LBFO). In addition, APFA’s legal and financial professionals were on…

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7.06.12 – (LAA) – Negotiations, Exclusivity Period Extension, Retiree Health vs AA

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 6, 2012.   NegotiationsAs reported earlier, AA and APFA made some progress at the negotiating table over the past several days. Today, the APFA leadership held a conference call to review the developments thus far, and more work will be done…

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7.06.12 – APFA Met with Company to Seek Improvements to the Term Sheet

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an  APFA Hotline update for Friday, July 6, 2012.   APFA met with the company this week in an effort to seek improvements to the Term Sheet AA has been trying to implement via bankruptcy court. Some progress has been made and President Glading will be briefing…

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