Posts Tagged ‘Furlough’

4.15.21 – Increased Staffing Needed for Summer Flying

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 Hello Everyone, As a result of a continuing rebound in travel demand, American has informed APFA of the need to increase staffing for scheduled summer flying. We are thankful that the final group of involuntarily furloughed Flight Attendants will be returning to flying for the May bid month. Still, American anticipates a need for…

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1.22.21 – Restored DECS Access for Recalled Flight Attendants

Friday, January 22, 2021 Restored DECS Access for Recalled Flight Attendants Recalled Flight Attendants may now access FOS/DECS with the temporary password sent to your Company email. You will need to log in and create a new password no later than Wednesday, January 27th. The deadline to submit a base transfer request for an effective…

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1.15.21 – An Update on the Flight Attendant Recall Process

Friday, January 15, 2021 An Update on the Flight Attendant Recall Process The recall process is well underway for our furloughed Flight Attendants. The top 3,000 Flight Attendants on the seniority list are being prioritized for finger printing, training, and returning to the line. Once these Flight Attendants have moved through that process, the remaining…

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1.08.21 – Recalled Flight Attendants: Base Assignments Now Available

Friday, January 8, 2021 Recalled Flight Attendants: Base Assignments Now Available Welcome back, everyone! Base assignments for all recalled Flight Attendants are now available in mobileCCI, as well as on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Planning > Vacancy Transfers > Transfer Forecast & Postings. Base assignments will be effective January 31, 2021, which will allow…

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1.03.21 – Final Recall Reminder for Furloughed Flight Attendants

Sunday, January 3, 2021 Final Recall Reminder for Furloughed Flight Attendants As a reminder, the deadline to accept recall or resign for furloughed Flight Attendants is tomorrow, January 4, 2021 at 2359 (CST). Also, you must submit a recall base preference form as part of the process to accept recall with American Airlines. Flight Attendant Recall…

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1.02.21 – Furloughed Flight Attendant Recall Information: Q&A – Part II

Saturday, January 2, 2021 Furloughed Flight Attendant Recall Information: Q&A – Part II Happy New Year! We are thrilled to welcome back all of our 7,985 furloughed Flight Attendants. The deadline to submit your decision to accept recall or resign from American isMonday, January 4, 2021 at 2359 CT. Please remember to submit the electronic form accepting…

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12.30.20 – APFA Virtual Town Hall – Recall from Furlough

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Time: 12:00 – 13:00 (CST) APFA is hosting a special Virtual Town Hall for Flight Attendants being recalled from furlough on Wednesday, January 13th from 12pm until 1pm (CST) to answer your questions. For those unable to attend, this event will be recorded and posted on…

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11.26.20 – A Holiday Message to Our Furloughed Colleagues

Thursday, November 26, 2020 A Holiday Message to Our Furloughed Colleagues As we celebrate another Thanksgiving, many of us will be celebrating alone or in small groups. Some will be flying, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our colleagues no longer have the opportunity to fly. Though we may be apart now, please know…

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10.22.20 – Reminder: Virtual Involuntary Furlough Town Hall Tomorrow

Thursday, October 22, 2020 Date: Friday, October 23 Time: 11:00 – 12:00 CDT (0900 PDT / 1200 EDT) Click this link to join the event APFA is hosting a Virtual Town Hall from 11:00 – 12:00 CDT (0900 PDT / 1200 EDT) on Friday, October 23 to answer your questions about involuntary furlough. For those unable to attend, this…

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10.20.20 – Furloughed Flight Attendant Pay

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Furloughed Flight Attendant Pay The Company released an email yesterday to furloughed Flight Attendants that details a Furloughed Flight Attendant pay average. In accordance with JCBA Section 23.C.13., you are entitled to a specific duration of furlough pay based on the last twelve active months prior to the furlough date. The…

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10.02.20 – Furlough Pay and Medical Benefits

Friday, October 2, 2020 Furlough Pay and Medical Benefits Flight Attendants subject to involuntary furlough contractually receive severance pay based on the average number of hours flown in the 12 months prior to the effective date of the furlough found in JCBA 23.C.13. and their Occupational Seniority, as communicated in previous hotlines. The number of…

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9.23.20 – Important Reminders for Furloughed Flight Attendants

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Important Reminders for Furloughed Flight Attendants As the month draws to a close, please review the following actions: Vacation Deferral/Payout The deadline to select to have your accrued and scheduled vacation either deferred our paid out is Friday, September 25, at 1200 (CDT). If you do not make a selection, the…

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9.17.20 – Vacation Option Election for Furloughed Flight Attendants

Thursday, September 17, 2020 Vacation Option Election for Furloughed Flight Attendants A furloughed Flight Attendant may elect to have her/his accrued/scheduled vacation paid out or carried forward for use upon return to duty per JCBA Section 23.E. Jetnet > Flight Service > Furlough Vacation Option Election The deadline to make the selection is Friday, September…

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9.02.20 – Understanding Furlough Pay

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Understanding Furlough Pay An involuntarily furloughed Flight Attendant, who has completed one year of service, will receive furlough pay based on the average number of hours flown in the twelve full months prior to the furlough date. (JCBA 23.C.13.). Furlough pay is based on the occupational seniority date (OCC SEN) that…

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8.29.20 – Involuntary Furlough Information – Part II

Saturday, August 29, 2020 Involuntary Furlough Information – Part II On Tuesday, the Company announced the potential for involuntary furloughs beginning with the October 2020 bid month. We continue to compile a list of the most frequently asked questions to guide you through the process. Additional questions may be submitted to an APFA Representative by clicking…

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8.27.20 – APFA Involuntary Furlough Virtual Town Hall Recordings

Thursday, August 27, 2020 APFA Involuntary Furlough Virtual Town Hall Recordings Today, APFA hosted two Involuntary Furlough Virtual Town Halls to answer your questions regarding the recent announcement by the Company of the 8,099 Flight Attendant furloughs which are scheduled to begin on October 3, 2020. Below, you will find both the recorded East Coast…

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8.26.20 – Involuntary Furlough Information

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Involuntary Furlough Information Today, the Company announced the potential for involuntary furloughs beginning with the October 2020 bid month. We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions to guide you through the process. Additional questions may be submitted to an APFA Representative by clicking here. APFA will continue to…

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8.25.20 – A Message from Your APFA Leadership

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 A Message from Your APFA Leadership Today, American announced an involuntary furlough of 8,099 Flight Attendants across the system. This overage is much higher than originally communicated to APFA by the Company. While many of our members have participated in early retirements and leaves of various lengths, industry projections continue to…

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7.15.20 – **CLARIFICATION** – WARN Notification / Voluntary Early Out and Leave Options

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications July 2020 Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOA)     ***CLARIFICATION*** Clarification is Highlighted in Yellow Below American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications American has notified APFA of an anticipated overstaffing…

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7.15.20 – APFA Special Hotline – WARN Notification/Voluntary Early Out and Leave Options

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications July 2020 Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOA)   American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications American has notified APFA of an anticipated overstaffing situation in the Flight Service department and…

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7.01.20 – Significant Changes Impacting Our Flight Attendants

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Significant Changes Impacting Our Flight Attendants Earlier today, the Company announced significant changes to our airline that will impact our career and lives for the foreseeable future. Today’s announcement spoke of base closures, base downsizing, aircraft staffing reductions, and the closure of the Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center (FABRC). It is…

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6.26.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Agreement Reached for Displaced SLT Flight Attendants

  Agreement Reached for Displaced SLT Flight Attendants 2012 was an extraordinary and unprecedented time for our Union. Ten days after ratification of the Last Best Final Offer (LBFO) on August 19, 2012, American Airlines announced the recall of the remaining 211 furloughed TWA Flight Attendants. Of the 211 recalled, 141 accepted the recall. These furloughed…

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