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7.12.21 – Updated PBS Buddy Bidding Checklist

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Monday, July 12, 2021 Updated PBS Buddy Bidding Checklist General Guidelines ▢  Have all “buddies” accepted? ▢  Check the final number of buddies in the group. ▢ The “initiator” is the first employee number listed and will have to submit the bid for the group. (PBS will base the award on the most junior Flight Attendant seniority in…

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5.28.21 – Monthly Vacation Buyback Available for the July Bid Month

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Friday, May 28, 2021 Monthly Vacation Buyback Available for the July Bid Month We anticipate this to be a busy summer of flying for our Flight Attendants. Demand for air travel is increasing dramatically, and the Company is ramping up our summer operation in response. As a result, the Company will open Monthly Vacation Buyback for the month…

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5.24.21 – Reserve PBS Bidding Logic Test Extended

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Monday, May 24, 2021 Reserve PBS Bidding Logic Change Test Extended In May of 2020, APFA signed a Letter of Agreement to modify the language in JCBA 10.D.18.b.iv, which changes how a block of Reserve days at the end of the month may be awarded/assigned. Due to the significant flight reductions as a result of COVID-19,…

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5.18.21 – June 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 June 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process June PBS Bid Award Summary click image to enlarge How to Read the Bid Award Summary How to Read Your PBS Award PBS Mis-Award Process   Any Lineholder or Reserve who has an inquiry or believes she/he may have received a mis-award must submit a PBS…

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12.23.20 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for January 2021

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for January 2021 For the January bid month, APFA has secured pay protections for partial and full sequence COVID-19 cancellations. A list for all COVID-19 cancellations can be found on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Scheduling. The list will be updated routinely. If…

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9.25.20 – Navigating Reserve And Scheduling System Misawards

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Friday, September 25, 2020 Navigating Reserve and Scheduling System Misawards On APFA.org > Departments > JCBA, there are resources to assist you in navigating Reserve and Misawards in the Scheduling Systems (TTS, UBL, ETB, ROTA, ROTD). ROTA Troubleshooting Guide ROTD Troubleshooting Guide Scheduling Systems Misaward Process JCBA Hotline – Direct Connect Submissions for Misawards JCBA Hotline…

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7.14.20 – Trip Trade System (TTS) Updates

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Trip Trade System (TTS) Updates Multiple Drop Requests in TTS Understanding the Difference Between ‘Requests’ and ‘Choices’ Complex Ballots   Multiple Drop Requests in TTS Multiple drop/trades in TTS are expected to be available in the next few months (JCBA Section 10.E.1.d.iii). TTS processing times increase with each added feature. Initially,…

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6.15.20 – Direct Connect Submissions for Misawards

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Monday, June 15, 2020 Direct Connect Submissions for Misawards If you believe you were misawarded in TTS/UBL, ETB, or ROTA/D, you must submit a Direct Connect claim within 96 hours of the suspected misaward. After fulfilling your obligation, update your Direct Connect ticket with the TTS runs in which you participated and, if awarded, the date…

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3.20.20 – Generic UBL Bid Tip: Midnight Sequences

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Friday, March 20, 2020 Generic UBL Bid Tip: Midnight Sequences The Midnight Sequences criteria is required for sequences originating between 0000-0159. After selecting this criteria, 2 buttons will populate. Choosing the Plus Next Day Midnight Sequences button will autogenerate report times to 0200-2359. This selection will consider you for all sequences which match your criteria which originate…

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1.23.20 – Recent Scheduling System Enhancements

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 Recent Scheduling System Enhancements ETB Thanks to your feedback, a new enhancement has been added to the ETB Create Post page. When you click on Create Post, you will see the following screen. From here, instead of defaulting to drop, you must select the type of post you would like to…

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1.10.20 – Speakers in ROTA

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Friday, January 10, 2019 Speakers in ROTA Processing Step 1: Award/Assign: Speaker Sequences to Speaker Reserves ROTA looks for Speaker choices in your Future Bids. If you have not placed any speaker bids, ROTA will look in your Standing Bids for speaker sequences. Step 2: Award: Speaker to Pick-up on FD/GD Reserves  Step 3: Award/Assign:…

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6.26.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Presidential Grievance on Pay Protection Resolved

  Presidential Grievance on Pay Protection Resolved!   In a major victory for APFA, the Presidential Grievance on Pay Protection has been resolved in APFA’s favor. With the arbitration less than a week away, the Company approached your APFA leadership to resolve the case. Faced with almost 20 years of bargaining history and a witness list…

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6.08.18 – (LAA/LUS) – JSIC Town Hall/JSIC Base Visits/JCBA Hot Topic Resources/Becoming a Speaker at FOI – LUS/APFA Supports Union Friendly Legislation/Unfrm

    APFA JSIC Telephone Town Hall APFA JSIC Base Visits JCBA Hot Topic Resources ​Considering Becoming a Speaker at FOI? – LUS APFA Supports our Mechanics by Endorsing Union Friendly Legislation Uniform Reaction Report APFA JSIC Telephone Town Hall  As a reminder, the APFA Joint Scheduling Implementation Committee will be conducting another Telephone Town…

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4.06.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Objects to Phased Approach to Pay Protections

APFA Objects to Phased Approach to Pay Protections – LAA Everyone knows the year ahead is full of changes for all American Airlines Flight Attendants. The Joint Scheduling Implementation Committee (JSIC) was negotiated into the Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) specifically to prioritize the implementation of the contractual provisions related to scheduling and ensure that…

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3.12.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Message from APFA National President Nena Martin

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Management Grievance Filed Against APFA Regarding PBS Processing Time and JSIC In an unprecedented move by American Airlines, a Management Grievance has been filed against APFA alleging violation of Sections 10.D.2 and 10.D.2.a. of the Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA). As previously reported, in November 2017, APFA filed a Presidential Grievance challenging the Company’s announced…

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