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5.12.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – APFA Supports Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants

Thursday, May 12, 2022 APFA Supports Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants Hello Chicago! Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants are picketing at ORD on Thursday, May 19th to bring attention to months of operational meltdowns and continued management failures. Join us in supporting Spirit Flight Attendants! Now more than ever, it is important for all Flight Attendant Unions to work…

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5.05.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – June 2022 Staffing and Allocations

Thursday, May 5, 2022 APFA ORD Base Brief The June Staffing and Allocation calls were held this week. When you see the line average and reserve numbers, you can guess how the discussion on those calls went. We firmly believe the company data supporting those numbers is flawed and stated such. Buckle up, it is…

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4.16.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Saturday, April 16, 2022

Saturday, April 16, 2022 APFA ORD Base Brief Illinois Sick Reminder We are very pleased to announce that on December 11, 2021, IL Governor Pritzker signed HB106 Illinois Sick Leave Act into law that became effective immediately. This is great news for the aviation workers of Illinois, this bill couldn’t have passed without the support…

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4.05.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – May 2022 Staffing and Allocations

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 APFA ORD Base Brief Happy April Chicago. The May Staffing and Allocation calls were this weekend. The Allocation information brought good news in the form of the return of more of our IPD flying. The Staffing information brought along higher than expected Reserve percentages for ORD. The Company continues to cite…

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3.06.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Sunday, March 6, 2022

Sunday, March 6, 2022 APFA ORD Base Brief Hello Chicago! Spring is almost here. Along with the warm weather, we see the return of our International Premium Destination (IPD) flying. Also, we are happy to welcome a handful of new hire Flight Attendants over these last few months, both from initial training and base transfers. Welcome…

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2.18.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Friday, February 18, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022 APFA ORD Base Brief The month is flying by; spring will soon be upon us! These last few weeks have been hectic. There has been a lot going on, we wanted to send out an email to ensure you are staying as informed as possible. ODAN FLYING SURVEY In the March 2022…

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2.07.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Monday, February 7, 2022

Monday, February 7, 2022 APFA ORD Base Brief Hello Chicago! The full force of winter is upon us, and it is only the start of February. The last two weeks have been challenging, to say the least. As always, we thank you for everything that you do to keep Chicago running. With the few training…

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1.07.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Friday, January 7, 2022

Friday, January 7, 2022 Welcome to 2022! We hope you were able to enjoy your holidays, even in this constantly changing environment. We are cautiously optimistic that 2022 will be we be a better year for our industry. The last two years have been a roller coaster ride to say the least. Thank you for…

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12.05.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Sunday, December 5, 2021

Sunday, December 5, 2021 December is already here! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving week, wherever you may have been. This has been a crazy year. Thank you for all that you have done to work as a team and get us through these wild times. 2022 is right around the corner. New Hires…

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11.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – November 4, 2021

Thursday, November 4, 2021 Buckle up! The next two months are looking like we will have a rough end to the year! The December Staffing and Allocation calls took place yesterday. While we expected the usual holiday increase in Reserve numbers and increased line average, the December numbers we received were eye-opening. The Company claims…

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10.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – October 4, 2021

Monday, October 4, 2021 Air Rage Event ORD Leadership, joined by Lori Vitto-Glatty (APFA Government Affairs Co-Chair) and CLT FA Teddy Andrews, participated in the Chicago Federation of Labor, Airport Labor Committee Air Rage event 9/29/21. It is important for the APFA to be an active member of the ALC.  Now, more than ever, unionized…

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9.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – October 2021 Allocations

Saturday, September 4, 2021 Happy Labor Day weekend ORD! Retirement Seminar The APFA Retirement Department is conducting a Retirement Seminar on Monday, September 13. Join us in the West Conference room (above the ticket counters) from 1100 until 1400. Important Checklist for VEOP Participants   Attendance New COVID case numbers are rising at an alarming…

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8.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – September 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Hello ORD! It was a long and hot July. We hope that you were able to find some well-deserved rest and relaxation during the month. August has already begun with a rocky start. Here is our allocations base brief for September 2021: September Allocations There is not much to report from the September…

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7.16.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – EVLOA Recalls

Friday, July 16, 2021 Hello ORD! We have been receiving many questions regarding the return of Flight Attendants currently on an Extended Voluntary Leave of Absence (EVLOA). There are 293 ORD-based Flight Attendants in that status and the list below shows the seniority breakdown. ORD EVLOA Recall List As you can see, the list is relatively junior.…

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7.06.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – August 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Hello ORD!  We hope everyone found time to enjoy the holiday weekend. Here are some current topics at the base, and the August staffing information. Seat Swaps If you pick up a sequence thru TTS/UBL on top of a pay protected sequence, a seat swap will kick out the pay protection.  The pay…

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6.04.21 – Government Affairs Update: Illinois Sick Leave Act (SB 645)

Friday, June 4, 2021 Government Affairs Update: Illinois Sick Leave Act (SB 645) The Illinois Sick Leave Act allows workers to utilize earned sick time to care for a family member or committed partner without loss of income. This legislation expressly excluded workers under Title II of the RLA – which means Flight Attendants and…

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6.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – July 2021 Allocations

Friday, June 4, 2021 Hello ORD! We hope you found time to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday weekend, despite the chilly weather in Chicago. We welcome back those returning from Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOAs). Summer travel is ramping up. This is good news for the airline industry, but also brings its own set of challenges in…

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5.29.21 – Illinois Sick Leave (SB 645)

Saturday, May 29, 2021 Illinois Sick Leave (SB 645) By now, you’ve seen several email blasts or posts about the Illinois Sick Leave bill (SB 645) we are trying to get amended in the Illinois House of Representatives. We are very close to the number we need to help push this over the edge. Long…

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5.20.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – May 20, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 2021 Hello ORD, A Special Board of Directors Teleconference was held Tuesday, May 18, 2021, to fill the vacant Board of Director’s (BOD) Negotiator position. I am honored to have been chosen by the Base Presidents as the BOD appointed member to the Negotiating Committee. There are seven (7) members on the…

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5.04.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – June 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Hello ORD! We hope this finds you well and enjoying some glimpses of the sun and warmer weather. Here are a few reminders and highlights from this week’s Staffing and Allocation calls. COVID Exposure/Quarantine The following is from the COVID FAQs docs on the Flight Service page. While the APFA is…

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4.08.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – May 2021 Allocations

Thursday, April 8, 2021 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, We hope this finds you well and enjoying some glimpses of the sun and warmer weather. These are the highlights from this week’s Staffing and Allocation calls. Recall of Flight Attendants A warm welcome to the last 1795 of recalled Flight Attendants returning systemwide in May, including 409…

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3.12.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – April 2021 Allocations

Friday, March 12, 2021 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, It’s hard to believe it is March, and that we have been living through this pandemic for one year. With vaccines now available, APFA Government Affairs continues to push for Flight Attendants to keep our priority status. We are fortunate in Illinois to be in Tier 1B-…

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2.09.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – March 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, Welcome to winter ORD. We hope you are staying safe and warm thru the latest deep freeze. Let’s get to some of the hot topics at the base. It’s like Groundhog Day all over again as we wait for news of the Payroll Support Program (PSP) extension…

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1.05.21 – APFA ORD Base Brief – February 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, Happy New Year! We are confident you found a way to celebrate the holidays, pandemic style. These last few months have not been pretty. Our working Flight Attendants have felt the strain of impossible schedules. Not surprisingly, the reduced systemwide headcount numbers cannot keep up with the…

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12.03.20 – APFA ORD Base Brief – January 2021 Allocations

Thursday, December 3, 2020 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, We hope everyone found a way to celebrate Thanksgiving in our pandemic world. November is behind us. While there is no official analysis, it would appear any cost savings the Company hoped to achieve in the oppressive November sequence build was lost when Red Flag flying was…

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11.06.20 – APFA ORD Base Brief – December 2020 Allocations

Friday, November 6, 2020 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, Not sure where to even start. The APFA National President and APFA Base Presidents have been fighting the Company over the allocations since they were released to us on Monday. Unfortunately, but not surprising, there is little improvement to the sequence build month-over-month. A new twist thrown…

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11.05.20 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Thursday, November 5, 2020

Thursday, November 5, 2020 Hello ORD Flight Attendants, The APFA Fall Board of Directors Meeting was held in DFW from October 26-28. This was the first meeting with our new National Officers, Julie Hedrick, Larry Salas, Erik Harris and Josh Black. We support their shared vision to create a better work life for our Flight…

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10.09.20 – APFA Virtual Unemployment Town Hall – LAX/ORD/SFO/STL

Friday, October 9, 2020 LAX, ORD, SFO & STL Date: Thursday, October 15 Time: 11:00 – 12:00 PDT (13:00 – 14:00 CDT) Click this link to join the event APFA is hosting a Virtual Town Hall for LAX, ORD, SFO & STL from 1100-1200 PDT (13:00 – 14:00 CDT) on Thursday, October 15 to answer your questions about…

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