Posts Tagged ‘Letter of Agreement’

8.25.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for September 2021

APFA National President hotline

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for September 2021 For the September 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 you experience…

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7.21.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for August 2021

APFA National President hotline

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for August 2021 For the August 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 you experience…

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7.13.21 – EVLOA Recalls

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 EVLOA Recalls There have been reports about American cancelling all of the Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOA’s) and returning Flight Attendants during the months of November, December and January. The Company informed APFA that they have plans to cancel leaves, but have provided limited details on how many, and have…

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6.16.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for July 2021

APFA National President hotline

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for July 2021 For the July 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 you experience a…

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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 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for June 2021

APFA National President hotline

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for June 2021 For the June 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 you experience…

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4.30.21 – June 2021 Bidding Timelines

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Friday, April 30, 2021 June 2021 Bidding Timelines Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recall of Flight Attendants, it was necessary to delay our bidding timelines. For the May bid month, APFA has secured pay protections for partial and full sequence COVID-19 cancellations through a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Company. This LOA allows for a…

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4.22.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for May 2021

APFA National President hotline

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for May 2021 For the May 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 you…

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3.17.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for April 2021

APFA National President hotline

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for April 2021 For the April 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 you experience…

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2.22.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for March 2021

APFA National President hotline

Monday, February 22, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for March 2021 For the March 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 you experience…

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1.21.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for February 2021

APFA National President hotline

Thursday, January 21, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for February 2021 For the February 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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12.03.20 – Displacement/Priority Return: JCBA Section 22.H.4.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 Displacement/Priority Return: JCBA Section 22.H.4. Today, the APFA Executive Committee convened a Special Executive Committee Teleconference to discuss and approve a Letter of Agreement (LOA), which modifies the contractual language in JCBA Section 22.H.4. With the current JCBA language, if a Flight Attendant is displaced from a base for any reason, the priority…

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12.03.20 – Reserve Rotation Exception for RDU and STL Base Closures

Thursday, December 3, 2020 Reserve Rotation Exception for RDU and STL Base Closures Due to the unique circumstances with RDU and STL transitioning to satellite bases, APFA signed a Letter of Agreement for a one-time exception allowing RDU Flight Attendants who transfer to CLT and STL Flight Attendants who transfer to DFW for the February 2021 bid…

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11.25.20 – Monthly Vacation Buyback Offered

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Monthly Vacation Buyback Offered Today, we were notified by American that, due to a number of factors, there will be staffing shortages throughout the holiday weekend. As a result, the Company will offer vacation buyback for the remainder of November and December 2020, as outlined in JCBA Section 8.F. A Letter of…

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11.20.20 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for December 2020

APFA National President hotline

Friday, November 20, 2020 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for December 2020 For the December 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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10.23.20 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for November 2020

Contract and Scheduling hotline

Friday, October 23, 2020 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for November 2020 For the November bid month, pay protections for COVID-19-related cancellations will be pay protected for their original value, plus premiums (Speaker, International, Galley and Purser pay). A list for all COVID-19-related cancellations can be found on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Scheduling…

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9.24.20 – Letter Of Agreement: Modified A321T Premium Pay For 3-Class Transcon Flights

APFA National President hotline

Thursday, September 24, 2020 Letter of Agreement: Modified A321T Premium Pay for 3-Class Transcon Flights Hello Everyone, As you know, the Company announced staffing reductions on select aircraft beginning with the October bid month. A hotline released on September 14th outlined the changes, addressed the unreasonable workload placed on Flight Attendants, and announced the filing of a Presidential…

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7.30.20 – **New** Short-Term Leaves of Absence (STLOA)

APFA National President hotline

Thursday, July 30, 2020 **New** Short-Term Leaves of Absence (STLOA) During the discussion that led to the VEOP and EVLOA’s, APFA repeatedly communicated your desire for shorter leave options effective October 1, 2020. New Short-Term Leaves of Absence (STLOA) will be offered. These shorter leaves will help mitigate involuntary furloughs. Earlier today, the Company announced…

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7.27.20 – Special Base Transfer: Effective October 1, 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020 Special Base Transfer: Effective October 1, 2020 APFA and the Company have reached a Letter of Agreement for a one-time base transfer to allow Flight Attendants to take advantage of base openings created by the VEOP and EVLOA programs that would not otherwise be available. By the first week of August, American…

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7.16.20 – August Pay Protections

Thursday, July 16, 2020 August Pay Protections We are once again pleased to announce that APFA was successful in securing additional pay protections above the current JCBA protections through a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Company for the August bid month. The pay protections for August will be the same as July, with your protected August guarantee based on…

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4.13.20 – PVLOA’s Reopened/Non-Passenger Cargo Charters

Monday, April 13, 2020 Paid Voluntary Leaves of Absence (PVLOA) Reopened for May Letter of Agreement: Non-Passenger Cargo Charters   Paid Voluntary Leaves of Absence (PVLOA) Reopened for May The Company informed APFA that they would be offering additional PVLOA’s beginning in May, with a duration of 3, 6, 9, or 12 months. The form…

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3.25.20 – LOA Update from National President on Pay Protections

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Dear Fellow Flight Attendants, The changes keep coming and I have something new to announce regarding pay protections that go up and above our JCBA (contract) for both March and April 2020. We have worked very hard the last few days to negotiate a Pay Protection Letter of Agreement (LOA) that has the unanimous…

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2.07.20 – DFW & LAX: Special Voluntary Open Line Option for March

Friday, February 7, 2020 DFW & LAX: Special Voluntary Open Line Option for March With the recent and ongoing cancellations of flights to Mainland China and Hong Kong, the company has agreed to offer an option that will help alleviate the possibility of lower line averages due to the lack of flying in DFW and…

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10.02.19 – Weekly Scoop

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