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Posts Tagged ‘National Mediation Board’

12.13.02 – (LAA) – AA Request to Forgo 3% Raise, Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer, WTS Notifications for Open Positions Being Accepted, APFA Agreed to Drop Reqs for Better Rest Accommodations

Hello. Today is Friday, December 13, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. Last Friday night, AMR CEO Don Carty proposed that APFA “forgo” our scheduled January 1, 2003, 3% wage increase, and an increase in Purser pay due to go into effect in July 2003. The request is…

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11.08.02 – (LAA) – 1 Year Anniversary of Flight 587 Crash, BOD Meetings, TX Workforce Commission Conducting Rapid Response Meetings at AA Learning Center

This is APFA President John Ward with a special APFA HotLine for Tuesday, November 12, 2002. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 which killed 265 people including, seven JFK Flight Attendants and two New York based cockpit crewmembers. The APFA National Officers, along with many other APFA Representatives,…

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8.02.02 – (LAA) – STL Scheduling Issues, APFA Enters into Agreement with MBNA to Offer APFA Affinity Visa Card, Self-Defense Classes, International Proffers

Hello. Today is Friday, August 02, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine. From the Scheduling Desk comes this information for our St Louis Flight Attendants. The APFA is aware reassignments and rescheduling occurred during the month of July and causing many of you to be over projected. If…

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4.19.02 – (LAA) – NMB Determines that AA and TWA-LLC are a Single Transportation System for Representation Purposes, NBC and Accounting Firm of Whitley Penn Certify Results of Dues Referendum

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Friday, April 19, 2002. On March 19, the National Mediation Board (NMB) determined that American and TWA-LLC were a single transportation system for representation purposes under the Railway Labor Act. That determination has now led to APFA being certified as the bargaining representative…

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3.22.02 – (LAA) – AA Will Begin Recalling Additional Furloughed FAs, NMB Determines that AA and TWA-LLC are Single Carriers, Reserve Tape Availability, Campaign Finance Reform

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, March 22, 2002. Due to the number of recalled Flight Attendants on furlough who either did not respond to American Airlines’ certified letter or declined the recall offer, American will be recalling an additional 40 furloughed flight attendants. Please stay tuned to…

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3.15.02 – (LAA) – NMB Determines that AA and TWA-LLC are Single Carriers for the Purposes of the Railway Labor Act, Changes to D-3 Travel Program, BOD Training

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Tuesday, March 19, 2002. The National Mediation Board today determined that American Airlines and TWA-LLC are a single carrier for purposes of the Railway Labor Act. This does not affect APFA’s status for the next 30 days. We anticipate that immediately after the…

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12.07.01 – (LAA) – FAA Security Directive, Contract Impementation Calendar, BOD Met in NYC to Discuss Acquisition of TWA, NMB Considering Whether to Declare AA and TWA a Single Carrier

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, December 7, 2001. Memorial Service details will be provided at the end of this HotLine. We previously reported on this HotLine that due to the FAA security directive, only crewmembers whose names appear on the NS for a specific flight may board…

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6.30.01 – (LAA) – APFA and AA Reach Tentative Agreement

This is APFA President John Ward with a Negotiations Update. Today is Saturday, June 30, 2001. The time is approximately 7:15 Eastern Time. I’m pleased to report that APFA and American Airlines have just reached a Tentative Agreement, in principle, on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement subject to finalization of contract language and approval by…

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6.22.01 – (LAA) – Negotiating Team at Table with NMB and AA Negotiators

HOTLINE UPDATE Thursday, June 28, 2001 This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Thursday, June 28th, 2001. It is approximately 6:45 on the East coast. The Negotiating Team is still at the table in Washington, D.C., with the National Mediation Board and American Airlines’ Negotiators. Talks are ongoing. At this…

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5.25.01 – (LAA) – APFA FAs Reject Arbitration

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated hotline for May 30th, 2001. The following Press Release was issued today: AMERICAN FLIGHT ATTENDANTS’ UNION REJECTS ARBITRATION; 30-DAY COUNTDOWN TO POTENTIAL STRIKE TO BEGIN Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX (May 30, 2001) — The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the Union representing the 23,000 American…

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5.18.01 – (LAA) – NMB Declares Impasse on Contract Talks, NTSB Releases Preliminary Recommendations Regarding Accident Involving the Death of Jose Chiu, Pay Discrepancy for EPT Attendees from Jan through March 2001

This is APFA President, John Ward, with a special negotiations HotLine update for Wednesday, May 23. Tonight at approximately 7:00 p.m. Central time in Kansas City the National Mediation Board declared an impasse in our contract talks with American and proffered binding arbitration to both parties. This means the process under the Railway Labor Act…

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5.04.01 – (LAA) – APFA Negotiating Team to Meet with AA, DC Fly-In

Negotiations Update Friday, May 4, 2001 Hello this is APFA President John Ward, and this is the negotiations portion of the HotLine for Friday, May 4, 2001. Contract talks ended today without a Contract or release. The APFA Negotiating Team met with the Company in Washington this week hopeful that we would emerge with a…

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4.20.01 – (LAA) – NMB Notifies APFA and AA that Mediated Contract Negotiations will Continue, Strike Preparedness Committee Meets, AMFA Reaches Tentative Agreement

Special HotLine Update Thursday, April 26, 2001 This is APFA President John Ward with a Negotiations Hotline Update. Today is Thursday, April 26. The National Mediation Board has notified both the APFA and American Airlines that mediated contract negotiations will continue on May 3rd and 4th in Washington, D.C. The APFA remains committed to continuing…

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4.06.01 – (LAA) – NMB Cancelled Talks, Informational Picketing, Merger and Acquisition Committee Met, Improper Pay for EPT Attendees in Jan or Feb 2001, Northwet’s Mechanics Will Return to Negotiating Table

Negotiations Hotline – April 6, 2001 Hello, this is Thelma Dodson, DCA Flight Attendant and member of the APFA Negotiating Team, and this is the Negotiations hotline for Friday, April 6, 2001. The National Mediation Board cancelled talks previously scheduled for this week, citing other emergencies that the Board is facing and the significant potential…

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3.30.01 – (LAA) – NMB Postpones Negotiations, APFA President and President of APFA and TWU Send Letter Opposing TWA Acquisition, Information Picketing April 12, PEB Expected to make Recommendations, Delta’s Pilots Released into Cooling Off Period, IAM Res

APFA HotLine For Tuesday, March 30. This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with APFA HotLine news for the week ending March 30, 2001. APFA received word from The National Mediation Board that negotiations tentatively scheduled for the first week of April in Washington, D.C. have been postponed. In a fax to APFA President John…

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3.16.01 – (LAA) – BOD Voted In Favor of Resolution Which Sets for Forth How APFA with Proceed with TWA Acquisition, APFA and AA Conclude Mediated Talks, Annual Convention, AMFA Put on 60-Day Hold by President Bush, Delta Pilots Await Release from NMB

Special HotLine Update Wednesday, March 21, 2001 This is APFA President, John Ward with a special hotline message for Wednesday, March 21. The time is approximately 10:30 p.m. Pacific time. After two days of discussion, the APFA Board of Directors has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution which sets forth how the APFA will…

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3.09.01 – (LAA) – NMB Adjourns Mediated Talks, Fed Bankruptcy Judge Rules in Favor of AA’s Bid for TWA, Hit and Run Picketings in Dallas and Miami, AMFA Sets a STrike Deadline, Comair Pilots Set Strike Date

This is APFA President John Ward with a hotline update for Wednesday, March 14. The APFA and the Company concluded mediated talks this week without reaching an agreement. The National Mediation Board adjourned talks until the week of April 2. Both parties have been directed by the NMB to observe a communication blackout concerning the…

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3.02.01- (LAA) – Negotiations Resume, Base Representative Election Ballots Counted, Temporary Restraining Order Against TWU Issued on Friday, Delta and Pilots Have Asked for Release from Mediation, TWA Asset Bidding, United Management Meeting with UAL Lab

This is Alexis Boilini, IOR Flight Attendant and member of the APFA Negotiating Committee, with a hotline update for Friday, March 2. Negotiations resumed today in Chicago with Federal Mediator Linda Puchala. Our discussions centered around Article 11 (Language) and Article 9 (Scheduling). Despite the Company’s continuing rhetoric stating their desire to reach an agreement,…

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2.22.01 – (LAA) – Strike Authorization Ballot Results Inn, Continental Attempts to Halt Bidding of TWA’s Assets Rejected by Federal Court

Negotiations HotLine – February 22, 2001 This is APFA President John Ward with the negotiations portion of the HotLine for Thursday, February 22; day 844 of contract negotiations. The time is approximately 4:00 p.m. Central Standard time. The strike authorization ballot count has now been certified by the National Ballot Committee and I am pleased…

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2.16.01 – (LAA) – Strike Authorization Ballots Will Be Counted, American Appoints Jeffrey Brundage as New Vice President for Employee Relations, Federal Court Orders Delta Pilots to Stop Their No Overtime Campaign, Northwest’s Mechanics, Cleaners

Special Hotline Update Wednesday, February 16, 2001 APFA HotLine for February 16, 2001 This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with more APFA HotLine news for the week ending February 16, 2001. The strike authorization ballots will be counted beginning Wednesday morning and probably run well into the evening judging by the amount of Post…

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1.19.01 – (LAA) – NMB Believes that Further Mediation is Necessary, Unanimous Decision by BOD to Send Members Strike Ballot, “Power of Yes”, January 19th Picketing, TWA

This is APFA President John Ward, with a special addition to the Negotiations Hotline. Today is Friday, January 19th. Late this afternoon, I received a fax from the National Mediation Board. The gist of the letter is that the NMB believes that further mediation is appropriate and necessary prior to the Board releasing us into…

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12.29.00 – (LAA) – No Contract, Labor Day Membership Action, Request to Release from Mediation to NMB, Skyword, Union Printer Milt Highfill’s Wife Passes Away

Hello, this is Peter Day, member of the APFA Negotiating Committee, and this is the Negotiations HotLine for Friday, December 29. The Year 2000 will, unfortunately, end just as it began – without a contract for our Flight Attendants. Here is a recap of some of the significant developments that have occurred this year in…

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