Posts Tagged ‘Rescheduling’

9.03.21 – Pay Comp Incorrectly Paying Rescheduled Sequences

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Friday, September 3, 2021 Pay Comp Incorrectly Paying Rescheduled Sequences With the recent onslaught of cancellations and reschedules, we have become increasingly aware of some issues with Pay Comp not paying rescheduled sequences correctly. The problem stems from Crew Tracking not rebuilding and coding sequences correctly. One issue affects a small group of Flight Attendants…

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8.06.21 – Rescheduling Issues Part VII: Forced Double-Ups

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Thursday, August 5, 2021 Rescheduling Issues Part VII: Forced Double-Ups We recently sent out a hotline about “tagging” or forced double-ups. This provision would apply to both Reserve Flight Attendants as well as Lineholders in normal situations. However, when we find the company unable to cover flying due to IROPS, legal and available inbound Reserve…

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8.06.21 – Rescheduling Issue Form Available on the APFA Website

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Friday, August 6, 2021 Rescheduling Issue Form Available on the APFA Website Due to the continued inability of the company to cover trips, we continue to see illegal reschedules occurring daily. We have heard from many of you and will research and follow up with the company on every situation. We wanted to have a…

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8.04.21 – Unprecedented Flight Attendant Reschedules – What Is Happening?

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 The facts are undeniable: Management is failing their employees and customers with their inability to staff the airline adequately. As a result, Flight Attendants and other frontline workers are bearing the brunt of a hostile work environment, dealing with issues ranging from mask non-compliance to the passenger rage that accompanies hundreds…

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7.31.21 – Rescheduling Issues Part VI: Can I Be Forced to Double Up?

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Saturday, July 31, 2021 Rescheduling Issues Part VI: Can I Be Forced to Double Up? Anyone who is flying this weekend knows that the operation is in shambles. We are seeing rampant disruptions and reschedules. Most bases are almost completely out of Reserve Flight Attendants. We want to remind you that as a Reserve Flight…

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7.29.21 – Rescheduling Issues Part V: Last Sequence Of The Month Pay And Credit

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Thursday, July 29, 2021 Rescheduling Issues Part V: Last Sequence of the Month Pay and Credit Crew Scheduling has been failing to notify Flight Attendants that the origination of their last sequence of the month has cancelled, as required in JCBA 10.J.2.c. They are waiting until the crew reports for their sequence and then notifying them that they are rescheduled…

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7.28.21 – Are You Being Rescheduled? Do You Have Deadheading Questions?

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Are You Being Rescheduled? Do You Have Deadheading Questions? Staffing in most bases remains tight through the weekend, and we anticipate crew reschedules and unscheduled deadheads. Over the past few weeks, we have published several rescheduling hotlines. If you are rescheduled, we want to arm you with the information needed to ensure you are being rescheduled…

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7.09.21 – Rescheduling Issues Part IV: ‘Deferred Flights’ No Longer Exist

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Friday, July 9, 2021 Rescheduling Issues Part IV: ‘Deferred Flights’ No Longer Exist American Airlines’ Crew Tracking department disrespects the JCBA and disrespects Flight Attendants by continuing to ignore the rescheduling language in Section 10. Over the past weekend, APFA provided examples of incorrect rescheduling scenarios that are, unbelievably, still taking place with alarming frequency (See Rescheduling Issues…

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7.04.21 – Rescheduling Issues Part III: Return to Crew Base

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Sunday, July 4, 2021 Rescheduling Issues Part III: Return to Crew Base To ensure the JCBA rescheduling language contained in Section 10.J.7 is not violated, we would like to provide clarification on the return to crew base language. Please reach out to your APFA Representative if you feel you’ve been rescheduled incorrectly so that we may…

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7.03.21 – Rescheduling Issues Part II: Reschedules After Origination (Departure of First Flight)

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Saturday, July 3, 2021 Rescheduling Issues Part II: Reschedules After Origination (Departure of First Flight) We continue to see reschedules throughout the system, and many of these reschedules are occurring mid-sequence or at the conclusion of a sequence. Crew Tracking continues to incorrectly reschedule Flight Attendants after the origination of their sequence. Please contact your APFA Representative…

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12.16.20 – Rescheduling Reminders

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Rescheduling Reminders Return to Crew Base More Than a Three (3) Hour Delay after Report at Origination Delayed Flights until the Next Day (formerly known as Deferred Flights) Domestic Duty Limitations in Actual Operations When Do I Go Illegal? Important Reminders   Rescheduling Reminders: Winter Storm Gail Due to the impending winter…

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11.28.20 – Rescheduling Obligations

Saturday, November 28, 2020 Rescheduling Obligations Recently, red flagged trips have been available almost every day. With the upcoming potential for winter weather events, rescheduling for Lineholders and Reserves could occur more frequently. Please look over the rescheduling language in JCBA Section 10.J. JCBA Section 10.J.3: Rescheduling After Report, but Prior to Sequence Origination JCBA…

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4.07.20 – Contractual Provisions for Rescheduled Sequences

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Contractual Provisions for Rescheduled Sequences With all the sequences that contain cancellations, there have been numerous changes to Flight Attendants sequences this month. There are contractual provisions that Flight Attendants may reference for these changes. JCBA 10.J.2.b Sequence has changed more than 3 days out JCBA 10.J.2.c Sequence has changed less than 3…

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6.29.18 – (LAA/LUS) – New Bid Timeline-LAA/FAQs/Online Resources/Podcasts/401kLawsuit/Resched After Disruption/8HRS Behind Door/Mock Bidding-LUS/HDQs Closed July 4/Uniforms

New Line Bidding Timeline Begins In July – LAA Trending FAQs – Golden/Flex Days on Reserve  Resources for Upcoming Changes​ JSIC Unity Pays Podcasts ​401(k) $uper $aver Lawsuit Update – LAA Rescheduling After a Disruption 8 Hours Behind the Door Means 8 Hours Behind the Door ​Mock PBS Bidding – LUS APFA HDQs Closed Independence…

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6.15.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Trending FAQs/Meeting Room Change for JSIC BOS Base Visit/JSIC TTH Recording/Government Affairs Reps Meet in D.C./2Q18 EC Meeting/Uniforms

Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection Meeting Room Change for JSIC BOS Base Visit APFA JSIC Telephone Town Hall Recording ​APFA Government Affairs Reps Attend AeroClub Meeting 2Q18 Executive Committee (EC) Meeting Uniform Reaction Report  Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection   Q: My Narita trip cancelled after I reported. Am I pay protected? A:…

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6.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Trending FAQs/Telephone Town Hall Scheduled/Scheduling Dept Update/LHR Baggage Procedure Change/Uniform Reaction Reports

    Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection APFA JSIC Telephone Town Hall Scheduled National Scheduling Department Update LHR Crew Checked Baggage Procedure Change Uniform Reaction Reports Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection Q: I was rescheduled due to weather and am now landing Wednesday at 1000 instead of Tuesday night. My next…

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5.25.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Trending FAQs/Upcoming Pay Alignment – LAA/Welcome New Hire Class 18-14/ APFA HDQs Closed for Memorial Day/Uniform Reaction Report

    Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection Upcoming Pay Alignment – LAA Welcome New Hire Class 18-14! APFA HDQs Closed Next Monday for Memorial Day Uniform Reaction Report    Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection Q: How can I tell which removal codes on my schedule qualify for pay protection? A: The following…

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5.22.18 – (LAA/LUS) – JCBA Hot Topics – Rescheduling & Pay Protections, Illegal Through No Fault, & Reserve Rotation

Still have questions about Rescheduling & Pay Protections, Illegal Through No Fault, and/or Reserve Rotation? Check out the JCBA Hot Topics section under the JCBA tab on the APFA website for the following helpful resources: Rescheduling and Pay Protection Powerpoint  – PPT | PDF | Video Basic Principals of Rescheduling Illegal Through No Fault Rescheduling and Pay Protection…

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5.18.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Government Affairs Update/Scheduling Dept Update – LAA/Cabin Heat Events/JSIC TTH/Trending FAQs/New Hire Class 18-13/Uniform Reaction Rpt

Government Affairs Update National Scheduling Department Update – LAA Cabin Heat Events APFA JSIC Telephone Town Hall Recording Trending FAQs on Rescheduling & Pay Protection Welcome New Hire Class 18-13! Uniform Reaction Report  Government Affairs Update Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment on Airplanes APFA supports a bipartisan bill released this week that calls for new…

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5.04.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Basic Principles of Rescheduling

  Basic Principles of Rescheduling –  LAA New pay protections and rescheduling rules went into effect for Legacy American Airlines Flight Attendants on Wednesday. These provisions apply to both Lineholders and Reserves who are flying on their days off. Pay protection and rescheduling for Reserve Flight Attendants flying on Reserve days will be implemented along…

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5.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits

    Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits Starting this month and continuing through June, The APFA JSIC will be conducting base visits throughout the system to discuss the following topics:   Crew Portal Electronic Trade Board (ETB) Trip Trade System (TTS) Reserve Open Time Assignment/Award (ROTA) JCBA Reserve Rotation Rescheduling and Pay Protection Changes to…

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4.11.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits

    Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits The APFA JSIC will be conducting base visits during the months of May and June. Topics of discussion will include many items that will be of particular importance as we approach FOI. Topics will include: Crew Portal Trip Trade System (TTS) Reserve Rotation Reserve Open Time Assignment (ROTA/ROTD)…

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3.20.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Rescheduling and Pay Protection

Rescheduling and Pay Protection Recently, the Company announced the implementation of several provisions of the JCBA related to rescheduling and pay protection. While this implementation is long overdue for the LAA Flight Attendants, it is not without its problems. Since the inception of the Joint Scheduling Implementation Committee (JSIC), we have been able to work…

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