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2.13.20 – The Scoop

Thursday, February 13, 2020 Ballots Must Be Received by 10:00 am CT, March 9, 2020 Ballots for APFA National Officer Run-Off Election were mailed February 7, 2020. If you do not receive your ballot by tomorrow, February 14, 2020, contact the National Ballot Committee (NBC) at ballot@apfa.org or 817-540-0108, ext. 8311 to request a duplicate ballot. For…

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2.08.20 – Depression & Anxiety

Saturday, February 8, 2020 Depression and Anxiety Feeling down or having the blues now and then is normal.  Everyone feels anxious from time to time- it’s a normal response to stressful situations.  But severe or ongoing feelings of depression and anxiety can be a sign of an underlying mental health disorder.  Depression and anxiety are…

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11.07.19 – EAP – Domestic Violence

Thursday, November 7, 2019 Domestic Violence is Not Just Punching or Black Eyes Think about counting to the number nine and at that very moment a woman is being assaulted.  Then count another nine seconds and it happens again. Unfortunately, every 9 seconds, a woman in the U.S. is beaten or assaulted by a current…

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10.23.19 – Managing Stress After a Natural Disaster

Wednesday, October 23, 2019   Managing Stress After a Natural Disaster In the aftermath of the tornado and severe storms that ripped through Dallas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri, we need to address the emotional distress that follows.  As many people took shelter, enduring the sounds of a natural disaster, there is no question of the…

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10.08.19 – Oct 26th – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Tuesday, October 8, 2019   National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – October 26th The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, to be held on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of…

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10.02.19 – Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Join the ConversationAPFA National Officers, the Negotiating Committee, the Joint Scheduling Implementation Committee (JSIC), and the National Department Chairs & Specialists will host a Telephone Town Hall Thursday, October 10th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm CDT. Click the image above or click here to register for the event.   Letters of Agreement for Hurricane Dorian This…

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9.11.19 – Weekly Scoop

  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 11 – BARBARA ARESTEGUI – JEFFREY COLLMAN – SARA LOW – KAREN MARTIN – KATHLEEN NICOSIA – BETTY ONG – JEAN ROGER – DIANNE SNYDER – MADELINE SWEENEY – CAPTAIN JOHN OGONOWSKI – FIRST OFFICER THOMAS MCGUINNESS – UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 175 – KATHRYN L. YANCEY LABORIE…

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8.28.19 – Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, August 28, 2019   KCM Uniform Delayed Implementation TSA is delaying implementation of the uniform requirement at KCM access points. The procedure to require a uniform for access through KCM will not go into effect today, August 28, 2019, as previously announced. Effective yesterday, August 27, 2019, KCM-authorized enhancement to Unpredictable Screening Procedures (USP)…

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5.18.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Getting to Know Your APFA EAP Department

Getting to Know Your APFA EAP Department   The APFA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) was created to support Flight Attendants who are experiencing difficulties of a personal or work-related nature. We help Flight Attendants identify and resolve personal concerns related to health, family, alcohol, drugs, emotional stress, or other issues that may affect job performance.…

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5.17.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Press Release – Flight Attendants’ Union Says Tougher Approach by Feds to Sexual Harassment in the Skies is Long Overdue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Flight Attendants’ Union Says Tougher Approach by Feds to Sexual Harassment in the Skies is Long Overdue   APFA Supports New Reporting Requirements, Stronger Penalties, and Clearer Labor Policies to Address Physical and Sexual Harassment   WASHINGTON – “Sexual harassment is unacceptable in any workplace, but when you’re working at 30,000…

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3.02.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Special EAP Hotline

We are incredibly saddened to hear of the sudden death of PHL based Flight Attendant, Diva Davis. The APFA EAP Department is here for our Flight Attendants. The tragedy of an unexpected death of a coworker will naturally cause intense emotions and lead to a multitude of questions. There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way…

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1.18.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Alcohol Testing in the U.K.

  Alcohol Testing in the UK For those flying in and out of LHR, please be aware that LHR security conducts random alcohol screening and testing. We advise you to comply with any request regarding LHR security’s request to smell your breath or a request for an alcohol test. We are governed by the laws…

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11.13.17 – (LAA/LUS) – DOT Publishes Drug Testing Rule

DOT Publishes Drug Testing Rule – LAA/LUS Today, the Department of Transportation (DOT) published a final rule that, among other items, expands the Department’s current drug testing panel to include certain semi-synthetic opioids (i.e., hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone). “The opioid crisis is a threat to public safety when it involves safety-sensitive employees involved in the…

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