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Posts Tagged ‘Fatigue’

6.08.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill

Tell Your Senators to Support Cabin Safety Issues in the Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill In April, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed an FAA Reauthorization Bill which included many provisions that are beneficial to Flight Attendants. APFA lobbied in support of many of these provisions during our April fly-in, including evaluating cabin evacuation standards, establishing…

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8.20.04 – (LAA) – DOL Expresses Position that Tommie Hutto-Blake Should be Installed as President of APFA, WTS Notifications for APFA VC at JFK, LGA, MIA, and SFO Due Date, FA Fatigue, Safety Audit by Dept of Homeland Security, Retirement Made Easy

Hello everyone, this is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain with the APFA Hotline for Friday August 20, 2004. As was previously reported on this Hotline, 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…

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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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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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7.02.04 – (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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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 – (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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6.09.04 – (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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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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4.30.04 – (LAA) – Restructuring Agreement, Lobbying in DC

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, April 30, 2004. In accordance with Attachment A of the Restructuring Agreement, all Flight Attendants will receive a 1.5% pay raise effective May 1, 2004. This increase will be reflected in the May 15th paychecks. APFA reported a few months…

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4.23.04 – (LAA) – FA Fatigue, Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Furloughed FAs, Lobbying in DC, Fatigue Survey

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, April 23, 2004. On Wednesday, many APFA members joined the APFA National Officers and various representatives in Washington, D.C. to lobby members of Congress on the issues of reduced layover rest, Flight Attendant fatigue, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits for furloughed…

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1.23.04 – (LAA) – Ballots for APFA National Officers Due, AMR Announces 4th Quarter and year End Financial Results, Chicago Congestion, Survey on Workplace Fatigue

Hello. Today is Friday, January 23, 2004. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. Ballots for APFA National Officers are due by 0900 Central Time on January 29, 2004. The ballot count will take place at the Radisson Hotel in Irving, Texas. The hotel is located South of the DFW…

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1.09.04 – (LAA) – Option II Open at Most Bases, Workplace Fatigue Survey

Today is Friday, January 9, 2004. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. The APFA Scheduling Department would like to remind everyone that Option II is open at most bases. Flight Attendants should review Article 9.L. and Article I.9.L of the Contract regarding the order of open time coverage. APFA…

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