Posts Tagged ‘Involuntary 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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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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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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10.02.20 – 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 – An Important Video Message from APFA National President Julie Hedrick

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020 APFA National President Julie Hedrick: Involuntary Furloughs Tuesday, August 25, American Airlines announced an involuntary furlough of 8,099 Flight Attendants. Today, we need everyone to continue the fight for an extension to the Payroll Support Program to prevent our colleagues from furlough and keep them connected to pay and healthcare. Please…

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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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