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12.17.04 – (LAA) – AFA-CWA Candelight Vigil, Headquarters Becomes Smoke Free, Legislative Action Task Force, US Airways Reaches Tentatve Agreement

This is Cathy Lukensmeyer, APFA Treasurer. Today is Friday, December 17, and you’ve reached the APFA hotline. This week’s highlight was the AFA-CWA Candelight Vigil and Rally in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. All four APFA National Officers, members of the Executive Committee, many Base Chairs and Vice Chairs and Flight Attendants from across the system…

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11.26.04 – (LAA) – TWA Seniority Lawsuit, AFA-CWA Candlelight Vigil, Executive Committee Meeting, US Airways Files Section 1113 Motion in Bankruptcy Court, United Airlines Pilots Offered Pay Cut

This is Tommie Hutto-Blake, APFA President, with an update to this week’s hotline. Today is November 30, 2004 and on today’s date in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of New York, Judge Nina Gershon’s 22 page ruling was forwarded to the parties involved. Judge Gershon has granted the motions of both…

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11.12.04 – (LAA) – AA Flight 587 Crash Anniversary, American Airlines’ Attendance Control Policy, Delta Pilots Ratify Concession Agreement, US Airways File Application to Regject the Bargaining Agreements Between CWA, the IAM, and FAs Represented by AFA

This is Michelle Nasca, JFK Base Chair, with a special Hotline message for Friday November 12, 2004. Today marks the third anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor, NY. While three years seem like an eternity considering the length of time we’ve had to live without our friends and loved…

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8.13.04 – (LAA) – DOL Will Count an Additional 16 Uncounted Ballots in APFA Presidential Election, FA Fatigue, Retirement Made Easy, APFA Voluntary Optional Insurance, AA Agrees to pay $3 Million in Fines to Settle Antitrust Charges

Hello everyone, This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain with the APFA Hotline for Friday August 13, 2004. Due to the current weather situation in Florida, American Airlines has had to cancel several flights. If you lose your entire sequence due to a cancellation or illegality, you have an obligation to call crew schedule. Please…

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7.16.04 – (LAA) – Vote for Proposed Constitutional Changes, FA Fatigue, In-Cabin Mobile Phone Use, Rescheduling Issues, Seniority List, Smith Barney Downgrades AMR Stock

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 16th, 2004. Have you voted yet? APFA members were recently mailed copies of the proposed Constitutional changes and an explanation of the proposed changes that were approved by the APFA Board of Directors. This information was sent out non-profit…

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4.23.04 – (LAA) – FA Fatigue, Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Furloughed FAs, Lobbying in DC, Fatigue Survey

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, April 23, 2004. On Wednesday, many APFA members joined the APFA National Officers and various representatives in Washington, D.C. to lobby members of Congress on the issues of reduced layover rest, Flight Attendant fatigue, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits for furloughed…

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3.26.04 – (LAA) – Reduced Layover Rest

This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, March 26, 2004. The response to the APFA National Mailer that was sent out last week has been overwhelming. The mailer outlined APFA’s efforts to date on the reduced layover rest issue and our lobby plans on April 21st and May…

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2.20.04 – (LAA) – Haiti Cancellations, Vacation Accruals

This is APFA Communications Coordinator George Price with an APFA Hotline Update for Friday, February 27, 2004. The APFA, APA, SOC and Corporate Security have been working together to monitor the situation in Haiti. On Thursday, February 26th at 1600 CST a decision was made to halt all service in and out of Port-au-Prince until…

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12.13.02 – (LAA) – AA Request to Forgo 3% Raise, Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer, WTS Notifications for Open Positions Being Accepted, APFA Agreed to Drop Reqs for Better Rest Accommodations

Hello. Today is Friday, December 13, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. Last Friday night, AMR CEO Don Carty proposed that APFA “forgo” our scheduled January 1, 2003, 3% wage increase, and an increase in Purser pay due to go into effect in July 2003. The request is…

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11.15.02 – (LAA) – BOD Briefed by APFA Attorneys on Pending Litigation Status, Presdiential Grievance Filed Last Year on Behalf of Former JFK-based TWA-LLC FAs

Hello. Today is Friday, November 15, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator with the APFA HotLine. The APFA Board of Directors met for three days this week in Washington, D.C. The board was briefed by APFA attorneys on the status of pending litigation. APFA financial analyst made a presentation on the economic…

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10.11.02 – (LAA) – AA Provides APFA with the Results of the Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer, Family and Medical Leave Arbitration to be Held

This is George Price, APFA Communications Coordinator, with an APFA HotLine Update for Wednesday evening October 16, 2002. Late this afternoon, American provided APFA with the results of the Overage Leave and Partnership Flying proffer that closed on October 14th. The company granted all Overage Leave and Partnership Flying requests in STL and ISL. In…

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10.04.02 – (LAA) – System wide Overage Will Be Greater than Projected, Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer for all Other Bases than STL and ISL

Hello. This is George Price, APFA Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, October 4, 2002. American has informed APFA that the system wide overage on November 1 will be greater than projected. For that reason, additional Overage Leaves and Partnership Flying will be offered at all bases. The Overage Leave and Partnership Flying…

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8.23.02 – (LAA) – APFA and AA Contiue to Work on Details of Upcoming Overage Leave of Absence Proffer, APFA and AA Sign Letter of Agreement to Increase Nmber of FAs Eligible for Overage Leaves and Partnership Flying in STL

Hello. Today is Friday, August 23, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator. APFA and American continue to work on the details of the upcoming Overage Leave of Absence proffer. Once the specific overages by base are known-the first week in September-the proffer will be posted. Specific information regarding Overage Leaves and Partnership…

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4.06.01 – (LAA) – NMB Cancelled Talks, Informational Picketing, Merger and Acquisition Committee Met, Improper Pay for EPT Attendees in Jan or Feb 2001, Northwet’s Mechanics Will Return to Negotiating Table

Negotiations Hotline – April 6, 2001 Hello, this is Thelma Dodson, DCA Flight Attendant and member of the APFA Negotiating Team, and this is the Negotiations hotline for Friday, April 6, 2001. The National Mediation Board cancelled talks previously scheduled for this week, citing other emergencies that the Board is facing and the significant potential…

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3.09.01 – (LAA) – NMB Adjourns Mediated Talks, Fed Bankruptcy Judge Rules in Favor of AA’s Bid for TWA, Hit and Run Picketings in Dallas and Miami, AMFA Sets a STrike Deadline, Comair Pilots Set Strike Date

This is APFA President John Ward with a hotline update for Wednesday, March 14. The APFA and the Company concluded mediated talks this week without reaching an agreement. The National Mediation Board adjourned talks until the week of April 2. Both parties have been directed by the NMB to observe a communication blackout concerning the…

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