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7.14.23 – Negotiations Update #26

In an important milestone in our push to win an industry-leading contract for Flight Attendants, we held our first bargaining sessions with federal mediators from the National Mediation Board during the last week of June.

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6.15.23 – Negotiations Update #25

After a briefing with your APFA Base Presidents, your Negotiating Committee passed a reserve proposal to the company intending to lower the number of years Flight Attendants are required to serve reserve.

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5.04.23 – Negotiations Update #24

We are scheduled to meet with the company two weeks every month through September and will be joined by the mediator for fifteen of those sessions. In April, we continued bargaining with the company to work on the outstanding issues in Section 10-Scheduling and Section 12-Reserve.

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4.14.23 – Negotiations Update #23

Thank you to everyone every who joined us on the picket line throughout the system on April 4th. The “We Are Ready!” luggage tags are in the mail to each Flight Attendant’s address on file with APFA.

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3.09.23 – Negotiations Update #22- Economic Proposal

On Tuesday, March 7th, your APFA Negotiating Committee presented an economic proposal to the company. Our comprehensive economic proposal includes all remaining sections of the agreement including Compensation, Expenses, Vacation, Sick Leave, Insurance, Retirement, Other Benefits, Training, and Profit Sharing

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3.04.23 – Negotiations Update #21

We bargained with the Company in January and February. During these sessions, the company and APFA exchanged updated proposals on Section 10- Scheduling and Section 12– Reserve.

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12.28.22 – Negotiations Update #20

Negotiations continued in November and December. During these sessions, the company and APFA exchanged updated proposals on Section 10- Scheduling. APFA also passed our opening proposal on Section 12 – Reserve.

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9.17.22 – Negotiations Update #18

During this session, the Company passed its third version of Section 10 – Scheduling, which contained both rejections of our proposed items and substantive changes that are eye-opening to say the least.

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8.20.22 – Negotiations Update #17

Saturday, August 20, 2022 Negotiations Update #17 Negotiations continued in DFW on August 10th and 11th. During these sessions, we furthered discussions on Section 10 – Scheduling. As mentioned in the…

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8.13.22 – Negotiations Update #16

Saturday, August 13, 2022 Negotiations Update #16 Negotiations continued in DFW on July 19th and 21st and this week. During these sessions, we furthered discussions on Section 10 – Scheduling. As mentioned…

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7.08.22 – Negotiations Update #15

Friday, July 8, 2022 Negotiations Update #15 Negotiations continued in DFW on June 7th-9th and June 28th and 29th. During these sessions, we continued discussions with Management on Section 11-Hours…

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5.31.22 – Negotiations Update #14 – JCBA Sections 30 and 31

One of the key subjects of bargaining over the last several months has been the broken grievance and arbitration procedures at American Airlines. The problems are clear: contract issues not getting resolved at the local level, and a grievance and arbitrator procedure that leaves important issues unresolved.

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5.28.22 – Negotiations Update #13

We continued discussions with Management on Section 14- International Flying, Section 11-Hours of Service, Section 30- Dispute Resolution and Grievance Procedure, and Section 31 – System Board of Adjustment. This week we reached an agreement on three items Hours of Service: standby duty day limitations, ODAN duty day limitations, and voluntary extension (VE).

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5.14.22 – Negotiations Update #12

During this session, we continued discussion with the company on Section 14- International Flying. We also opened and passed a proposal on Section 11-Hours of Service. In the International Section, the Company is proposing to be able to reduce IPD rest down to ten hours in actual operations. Currently, the Company must provide 14 hours of rest on IPD layovers, which cannot be reduced.

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4.20.22 – Negotiations Update #11

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Negotiations Update #11 Negotiations continued in DFW on April 4th-7th. During this session, we continued discussion on Section 8-Vacation, Section 9-Sick Leave, Section 15-Foreign Language Speaker,…

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3.30.22 – Negotiations Update #10: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

On March 24, 2022, your APFA Negotiating Committee presented a bullet point proposal to the Company team on the remaining sections of the agreement. The remaining sections contain critical provisions impacting our pay, quality of work-life, and control over our schedules. Compensation, Expenses, Vacation, Sick Leave, Scheduling…

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1.26.22 – Negotiations Update #8: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

We focused on Section 25- Leaves of Absence, Section 16- Deadhead, and APFA passed a proposal on Section 15- Speaker for the first time. In Section 25- Leave of Absence, we are down to a few issues. This section will be tabled until later in negotiations. In deadhead, APFA is proposing deadheading Flight Attendants receive the highest class seat available rather than coach seats…

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APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Call APFA

Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Chat APFA

After-Hours Live Chat
M-F: 3:00PM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Sat-Sun: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)

APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Call APFA

Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Chat APFA

After-Hours Live Chat
M-F: 3:00PM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Sat-Sun: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)

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