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7.02.21 – Phased Approach to Pay Protection Grievance- Submit Your Claims

Friday, July 2, 2021 Pay Protection/ Premium Claims for May 1- July 31, 2018 As a result of the 2018 Phased Approach Presidential Grievance and the subsequent arbitration award from March 2020, regarding the phased approach to pay protection, Flight Attendants may be eligible for compensation in the event premiums and pay protections were not paid between May 1- July…

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3.31.20 – Phased Approach to Pay Protection and Elimination of Available Days

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Phased Approach to Pay Protection and Elimination of Available Days Arbitrator Weinstock today issued a decision in the APFA’s Presidential Grievance challenging the elimination of Available Days and the Phased Approach to Pay Protections, both of which took place in summer 2018.  The hearing was held in July 2019. Click here…

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2.27.20 – Attendance & Performance Program Decision Issued for Presidential Grievance

Thursday, February 27, 2020 Statement from APFA National President on AA’s Flight Attendant Attendance and Performance Program Decision Issued for Union’s Presidential Grievance EULESS, TX — The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the union representing the 28,000 Flight Attendants of main line American Airlines has announced an arbitration decision for the Presidential Grievance filed…

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11.19.19 – Quarterly System Board Cases SETTLED!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Quarterly System Board Cases SETTLED! This week we were schedule to take five cases to Quarterly System Board Arbitration.  The cases involved were –  removal of discipline (2), Last Live Leg Pay, IOD Pay, and Easter Premium Pay.  All were individual grievances except for the Easter Premium Pay case.  I am…

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10.29.19 – ETB, TTS, and UBL Arbitration Update

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Arbitration Held Regarding Failed Implementation of ETB, TTS and UBL An arbitration was held on October 21st and 22nd, 2019 regarding American’s failure to properly implement ETB, TTS and UBL. Neutral Arbitrator Dana Eischen chaired the System Board, which included APFA representatives Marcus Gluth and Beth Carpenter, as well as two American Airlines appointed…

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10.21.19 – Implementation of ETB-TTS-UBL Arbitration

Monday, October 21, 2019 Implementation of ETB-TTS-UBL Arbitration On Monday, October 21st, 2019, we are scheduled to begin the ETB-TTS-UBL Arbitration.  This case involves the company’s failure to deliver a system capable of properly processing TTS/ETB/UBL. I encourage you all to attend the arbitration to view the process, support your arbitration team, and support your Flight…

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9.17.19 – Attendance Policy Arbitration Update

Tuesday, September 17, 2019   APFA AND AA CONCLUDE ARBITRATION HEARING CHALLENGING UNFAIR AND OUTRAGEOUS ATTENDANCE PROGRAM On Thursday and Friday, September 12th -13th , APFA and the Company completed the final two days of intense arbitration on APFA’s Presidential Grievance. APFA is legally challenging the unreasonableness of AA’s disrespectful Attendance & Performance Program, and…

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9.12.19 – Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration

Thursday, September 12, 2019   Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration TODAY Attention all Flight Attendants in the DFW area. Today is the continuation of the Attendance and Performance Policy Arbitration.  We invite all members in good standing to attend. There is power in numbers and strength in unity! Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration ‪9:00 am…

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9.03.19 – Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration Continues

Tuesday, September 3, 2019   Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration Continues On June 14, 2019, APFA and the Company completed the first three scheduled days of intense arbitration on APFA’s Presidential Grievance. APFA is legally challenging the unreasonableness of American Airlines’ disrespectful Attendance & Performance Program. As I stated before, this case is not yet…

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7.14.19 – SBA Update

Sunday, July 14, 2019   SBA Update Presidential Grievance Upcoming Arbitration: A3 Deadhead Arbitration – July 16th -17th – this is the continuation of the May arbitration case which involves the Company’s failure to provide positive space travel in the form of A3 status, for those Flight Attendants who choose to deadhead to their commuter city versus returning…

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6.07.19 – Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration June 12-14

Friday, June 7, 2019   Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration June 12th, 13th, & 14th On Wednesday, June 12th, we are scheduled to begin the Attendance & Performance Policy Grievance Arbitration, which involves the Company’s egregious changes to our Attendance & Performance Policy. I have received numerous inquiries regarding attending this arbitration. I want to remind everyone…

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5.14.19 – Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration

Tuesday, May 14, 2019   Attendance & Performance Policy Arbitration Next month, we are scheduled to hear the Attendance & Performance Policy Presidential Grievance, which involves the Company’s egregious changes to our Attendance & Performance Policy. We have had many Flight Attendants inquire about attending this arbitration. I want to remind everyone that all members in good standing…

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5.03.19 – A3 Deadhead Arbitration Update

Friday, May 3, 2019   APFA FINISHES DAY 1 OF A3 DEADHEADING ARBITRATION On May 2, 2019, APFA and the Company completed the first day of the A3 Deadhead Arbitration.  This Presidential Grievance was filed challenging the Company’s failure to provide positive space travel to Flight Attendants electing to deadhead to their commuter city versus…

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4.30.19 – A3 Deadhead Arbitration – Thursday, May 2nd

Monday, April 30, 2019   A3 Deadhead Arbitration – May 2nd & 3rd This week, we are scheduled to hear the A3 Deadhead Grievance, which involves the Company’s failure to provide positive space travel in the form of A3 status, for those Flight Attendants who choose to deadhead to their commuter city versus returning to…

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4.23.19 – American Airlines agrees to stop management performance of Flight Attendant duties while in talks

Tuesday, April 23, 2019   RECOGNITION & SCOPE ARBITRATION RESET WHILE PARTIES ENTER AN EXPEDITED RESOLUTION PROCESS American Airlines agrees to stop management performance of Flight Attendant duties while in talks. As APFA was entering arbitration this week to challenge the Company’s use of members of management performing onboard Flight Attendant duties in violation of our…

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5.29.18 – (LAA/LUS) – 48 Hours PBS Processing Arbitration Award

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  48 Hours PBS Processing Arbitration Award The arbitrator’s decision in the 48-Hour Presidential Grievance is in and it is disappointing. In short, the arbitrator accepted the Company’s argument that the 48-hour freeze times stated in the contract were “placeholders” and not affirmatively agreed upon contractual provisions. This means the Company will proceed to implement…

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4.20.18 – (LAA/LUS) – 48-Hr Arbitration Concludes/Jetblue FAs Vote to Unionize/2Q18 EC Meeting/NH Class 18-09 /Uniform Report Update

  48-Hour Presidential Grievance Concludes JetBlue Flight Attendants Vote to Unionize 2Q18 Executive Committee (EC) Meeting Scheduled Welcome New Hire Class 18-09! Uniform Reaction Report Update   48-Hour Presidential Grievance Concludes The 48-Hour Presidential Grievance Arbitration concluded today in Dallas/Fort Worth after testimony by APFA and the Company. Both parties have requested an expedited opinion…

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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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5.25.01 – (LAA) – APFA FAs Reject Arbitration

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated hotline for May 30th, 2001. The following Press Release was issued today: AMERICAN FLIGHT ATTENDANTS’ UNION REJECTS ARBITRATION; 30-DAY COUNTDOWN TO POTENTIAL STRIKE TO BEGIN Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX (May 30, 2001) — The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the Union representing the 23,000 American…

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5.18.01 – (LAA) – NMB Declares Impasse on Contract Talks, NTSB Releases Preliminary Recommendations Regarding Accident Involving the Death of Jose Chiu, Pay Discrepancy for EPT Attendees from Jan through March 2001

This is APFA President, John Ward, with a special negotiations HotLine update for Wednesday, May 23. Tonight at approximately 7:00 p.m. Central time in Kansas City the National Mediation Board declared an impasse in our contract talks with American and proffered binding arbitration to both parties. This means the process under the Railway Labor Act…

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