Hello this is Alexis Boilini, member of the APFA Negotiating Team and Fellow Flight Attendant, and this is the negotiations portion of the Hotline for Friday December 15th, 2000. The APFA negotiating team worked internally this week evaluating proposals and cost outs in addition to helping plan the membership activities related to negotiations. To recap…Read More
This is Alexis Boilini, member of your APFA Negotiating Team and IOR Flight Attendant with a special HotLine for Thursday, December 7, 2000. Following a lengthy conference call with the APFA Board of Directors, President John Ward, late yesterday, sent a letter to the National Mediation Board requesting official release from mediation with American Airlines.…Read More
This is APFA President John Ward with a special hotline message for Saturday, November 18th. From Los Angeles to New York and from Boston to Miami, APFA was out in force today taking our message to the public. We’ve been in contract negotiations for two years, and two years is too long! “It’s about time”……Read More
This is APFA President John Ward , with a negotiations update for Friday, November 3rd. This week, the APFA and American Airlines Negotiating Teams traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Federal Mediator Linda Puchala and members and staff of the National Mediation Board. The two teams met separately with the NMB on Tuesday. During…Read More
Hello, this is Peter Day, member of the APFA Negotiating Team with the Negotiations Hotline for Friday, October 27th. Mediated talks continued this week between the two parties and the discussions involved Article 7, Hours of Service, Crew Rest and Reserve. Overall, the talks were productive and positive in nature. The Company finally seems committed…Read More
This is Peter Day, member of the APFA Negotiating Committee , with the Negotiations Hotline for Friday, October 6th. Negotiations took place in Chicago this week, with three full days of talks between the APFA and the Company under the guidance of Federal Mediator Linda Puchala. The main focus this week was on Article 10,…Read More
This is John Ward, APFA President with the Negotiations HotLine for Friday, September 1st, with four items; Item#1 Appointment of Federal Mediator As you know, American Airlines filed for mediation in our contract talks. We recently received word from the National Mediation Board that Mediator Linda Puchala has been assigned to the case. It is…Read More
May 19, 2000 Hello, this is John Ward, President of APFA, with a negotiations update for Friday, May 19, 2000. The APFA and the Company negotiating committees met again this week in White Plains, NY. 11 non economic articles, which neither party ‘opened’ on were signed off, and the parties are close to reaching agreement…Read More
Hello, this is John Ward, APFA President with a Negotiations HotLine for Friday, April 7. As a reminder, at this point the opening proposal for Round II of bargaining has been prepared and presented to the Company. This week your Negotiating Team made some important decisions regarding the internal structuring of our Team. Active bargaining…Read More
March 10, 2000 Hello, this is Thelma Dodson, MIA Vice Chairperson, and APFA Negotiator, with a Negotiations update for Friday, March 10, 2000. New York reported an excellent turn out for the first special APFA Info Rep/Base meeting that was held on March 6. The meeting was hosted by all local Base Chairs and Vice…Read More
February 25, 2000 Hello, this is Michelle Nasca, JFK Vice Chairperson, with a negotiations update for Friday, February 25. As stated in last week’s hotline, the first formal Union proposal was exchanged with the Company on Feb. 15, by APFA TEAM 2000. This proposal calls for an incentive compensation formula to be included in the…Read More
February 11, 2000 Part I Hello, this is Kim Boyett, newly appointed DFW Vice Chair, with a Negotiations update for Friday, February 11, 2000. For the past five months, your Union has been busy reorganizing, restructuring, and preparing for round two of the negotiations process which came to a halt with the rejection of…Read More
January 28, 2000 Hello. This is Marcus Gluth, Miami International based Flight Attendant, with the APFA HotLine news for the week ending Friday, January 28th. On Monday, January 24th, the National Ballot Committee retrieved the Willingness-to-Service notifications for the position of Vice Chairperson at the base of DCA domestic. Current Vice Chairperson Robert Valenta has…Read More
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