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7.12.02 – (LAA) – TWA Flight 800, State of American Airlines, HR 4625

Hello. This is APFA Communications Coordinator George Price with a special hotline message. Today, July 17th , at 8:31p.m. Eastern Time, marks the sixth anniversary of the crash of TWA Flight 800. Twenty-eight working Flight Attendants, four Flight Attendants pass riding, and a number of other TWA employees died in this tragedy. Please take a…

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5.31.02 – (LAA) – EC Votes to Appoint Susan Lantaz Interim STL Base Chair, Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST), Railway Labor Act, Contract Books Shipped

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with an APFA HotLine Update for Thursday, June 6, 2002. Today, the APFA Executive Committee voted unanimously to appoint Susan Lantz as the interim APFA Base Chair for St. Louis International and Greg Bertolini as the interim APFA Base Chair for St. Louis Domestic. Susan and…

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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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4.05.02 – (LAA) – Funeral Arrangements for Steve Sternig, 777 Atlantic Configurarion Aircraft Survey, JFK April Bid Awards Grievance, EC Meeting

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Thursday, April 11, 2002. Funeral arrangements have been made for Steve Sternig who died yesterday at his home in New York after a brave fight with pancreatic cancer. The Service will be held on Sunday, April 14th at the Weatherhead Young Funeral Home…

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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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1.01.02 – (LAA) – Flight 63 Incident

This is John Ward, President of APFA, with a hotline update for Tuesday, January 1, 2002. As we head into 2002, I want to assure you that safety remains at the top of APFA’s agenda. We will continue to press the FAA, DOT, and others until security measures strong enough to protect our crews are…

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12.28.01 – (LAA) – AA Flight 63, Shoe Bomber

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, December 28, 2001. APFA President John Ward issued the following statement this week regarding American Airlines flight 63 – the Miami-bound flight that originated in Paris on Saturday, December 22 and was diverted to Boston after flight attendants discovered a man attempting…

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12.18.01 – (LAA) – Seniority Integration of the TWA LLC Flight Attendants in American Airlines, Defense Appropriations Bill, Chicago Furlough Reps

Hello. This is George Price, APFA InfoRep Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Tuesday, December 18, 2001. On Monday, December 17, 2001, the APFA and American Airlines reached an agreement concerning the seniority integration of the TWA LLC Flight Attendants into American Airlines, and related matters. APFA President John Ward has called a teleconference of…

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12.17.01 – (LAA) – TA Reached Between APFA and Company Concerning Seniority Integration of the TWA LLC Flight Attendants into American Airlines, Defense Approprations Bill

This is George Price, APFA InfoRep Coordinator, with a special Hotline Update. Today is Monday, December 17, 2001. Earlier today, a Tentative Agreement was reached between the APFA and the Company concerning the seniority integration of the TWA LLC flight attendants into American Airlines, and related matters. APFA President John Ward has called a teleconference…

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12.13.01 – (LAA) – Defense Appropriations Conference Committee Meets and Discusses Reconciling House and Senate Versions of HR 3338

This is Leslie Mayo, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Thursday, December 13, 2001. The time is 6:00 p.m. CST. The Defense Appropriations Conference Committee met today and has begun discussions relating to the reconciliation of both the House and Senate versions of H.R. 3338. A decision as to whether the so-called…

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12.09.01 – (LAA) – MS Sen Kit Bond Succesfully Attached an Amendment Mandating third-party arbitration to Determine Seniority Integration Issues

Today is Sunday, December 9. This is George Price, Info Rep Coordinator, with an important APFA Hotline Update. Late Friday night, Missouri Senator Kit Bond successfully attached an amendment mandating third-party arbitration to determine the seniority integration issues stemming from American Airlines’ purchase of TWA, to a Defense Appropriations Bill which was approved by 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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10.23.01 – (LAA) – AA Announces Additional Furloughs, APFA Job Board, Merger and Acquisition Committee Meets at APFA HQ, WINGS All American Showcase

This is Leslie Mayo, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Tuesday, October 23, 2001. As we told you on Friday, the Company has announced additional furloughs effective in two waves. 200 flight attendants will be furloughed effective November 1, 2001 and the remaining 201 will be furloughed effective December 2, 2001. The…

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10.11.01 – (LAA) – APFA and Management Meet to Discuss Anticipated Overages

This is Leslie Mayo, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with a special hotline update. Today is Thursday, October 11. APFA Representatives met today with Management to discuss the anticipated overages that will exist at each base due to decreased manning needs, beginning in November. The Company estimates a system wide surplus of 3,306 flight attendants, effective…

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10.10.01 – (LAA) – New Pay Rates Not Relected in 10/15 Pay Statements, AA and APFA Meet to Discuss Additional Furloughs, Aviations Security Bill, Displaced Workers Assistance Act, Contract Implementation Schedule

This is Leslie Mayo, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with a special hotline update. Today is Wednesday, October 10. APFA is aware that the new pay rates are not reflected in the October 15 pay statements as was previously announced. APFA and the Company are not in disagreement that these new pay rates were to be…

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10.05.01 – (LAA) – Senate Bill 1479, House Bill 2989, Contract Implementation Schedule, APFA Phone Watch De-Activated, WINGS Flag Run

This is Leslie Mayo, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, October 5. First, an update on Senate Bill 1479 and House Bill 2989. Both of these bills would mandate third-party arbitration as a means to resolve the seniority integration issues arising from the Company’s purchase of TWA something which the APFA…

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9.30.01 – (LAA) – Sen Kit Bond Seeking Federal Legislation with Would Require 3rd Party Arbitration to Decide TWA Seniority Integration

Today is Sunday, September 30, 2001. This is APFA President John Ward, with a special hotline update. APFA is aware that Missouri Senator Kit Bond is seeking federal legislation that would require third-party arbitration to decide the seniority issues relating to the TWA integration. The Senate Commerce Committee, which has oversight of the U.S. domestic…

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