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Posts Tagged ‘Vacation Bidding’

6.06.21 – July LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Sunday, June 6, 2021 July LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Monday, June 7 at 1200 (CDT). Remaining July Bidding Timelines In Solidarity, Jeff Petersen APFA National Contract Chair jpetersen@apfa.org Marti McMillan APFA National Scheduling Chair mmcmillan@apfa.org Renée Mayer APFA JCBA Specialist rmayer@apfa.org

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5.06.21 – June LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Thursday, May 6, 2021 June LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Friday, May 7 at 1200 (CDT). Remaining June Bidding Timelines In Solidarity, Marti McMillan APFA National Scheduling Chair scheduling@apfa.org Jeff Petersen APFA National Contract Department jpetersen@apfa.org Renée Mayer APFA JCBA Specialist jcbaspecialist@apfa.org

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3.15.21 – Secondary Round of Annual Vacation Bidding Closes Tomorrow

Monday, March 15, 2021 Secondary Round of Annual Vacation Bidding Closes Tomorrow, March 16 The Secondary Round of vacation bidding will close tomorrow, Tuesday, March 16 at 1200 (CDT). The secondary round allows you to bid for any remaining vacation days not awarded in the primary round of vacation bidding. Additionally, any carry forward days are bid in the…

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2.26.21 – Primary Round of Annual Vacation Bidding Closes in 5 Days

Friday, February 26, 2021 Primary Round of Annual Vacation Bidding Closes in 5 Days As a reminder, the Primary Round of bidding will close Wednesday, March 3rd at 1200 (CST). Vacation is accrued monthly in the calendar year: January 1st through December 31st. The number of vacation days accrued is contractual, based on your years of…

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2.10.21 – Vacation Bidding Basics

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Vacation Bidding Basics The APFA National Contract & Scheduling Departments have created the following guide to walk you through the basics of vacation bidding. As a reminder, the Primary Round of bidding will close March 3rd at 1200 (CST). If you have any questions regarding your vacation accrual, please email FA.vacations@aa.com for assistance. Vacation…

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2.01.21 – **Revised** March Bidding Timelines

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Monday, February 1, 2021 **Revised** March Bidding Timelines The recall process continues for our furloughed Flight Attendants. The top 3,000 Flight Attendants on the seniority list are being prioritized for fingerprinting, training, and returning to the line for the March bid month. This has caused the need to make last-minute changes and adjust the bidding timelines for the…

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1.24.21 – May 2021 – April 2022 Vacation Bidding

Sunday, January 24, 2021 May 2021 – April 2022 Vacation Bidding When bidding for the 2021-2022 vacation year, you may be bidding based on different categories of days that you have available. Accrued days are based on the 2020 calendar year, your seniority, and your activity for that year. If you were active for 15…

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1.07.21 – Vacation Buyback and Vacation Bidding Timelines

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Vacation Buyback and Vacation Bidding Timelines In accordance with JCBA Section 8.F, the annual vacation buyback will open on Friday, January 8, at 1200 (CST), and will close on Friday, January 15, at 1200 (CST). The awards will be posted by Wednesday, January 20, at 1200 (CST). You have the option…

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6.11.20 – Monthly Vacation Filler Day Bid

Thursday, June 11, 2020 Monthly Vacation Filler Day Bid During the annual vacation bid, you may designate up to 20% of your vacation accrual as Filler Days with a maximum of six (6) Filler Days per year. You do not bid for the dates you want your Filler Days to occur during the annual vacation bid.…

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6.01.20 – Vacation Monthly Rebid (MRB)

Monday, June 1, 2020 Vacation Monthly Rebid (MRB) The Vacation Monthly Rebid (MRB) is a monthly process which allows you to change your scheduled vacation days by bidding for days not awarded in the annual bid and/or days vacated by Flight Attendants due to retirement, leaves of absence, transfers or as a result of a…

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3.12.20 – Secondary Vacation Bidding

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Secondary Vacation Bidding The primary round of annual vacation bidding has been awarded. Be sure to check the AVBA to view your award. The secondary and final round of annual vacation bidding will be closing on Tuesday, March 17th at 1200 DFW time. If you have any vacation days that were not…

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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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3.16.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Government Affairs Updates/Secondary Round Vacation Bidding – LAA/1Q18 EC Meeting/Uniform Report

  Government Affairs Updates Secondary Round of Vacation Bidding Open – LAA 1Q18 Executive Committee Meeting Uniform Reaction Report Count Government Affairs Updates Rep. DeFazio and Rep. Larsen on Airplane Evacuation Standards Rep. Peter DeFazio and Rep. Rick Larsen sent a letter to the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) asking for a…

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2.26.18 – (LAA/LUS) – 2018/19 Annual Vacation FAQs

2018/19 Annual Vacation FAQs APFA has been fielding calls from Flight Attendants with questions about how the 2018/19 annual vacation will work in conjunction with the present timeline for non-PBS bases to transition to PBS. The APFA JSIC has compiled the following FAQs to clarify: Q1: Will Flight Attendants carry their vacation when transferring from…

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2.16.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Delta Maintains Title as Industry Leader in Profit Sharing/Vacation Bidding/Vacation -401k/Admin & Committee Positions/APFA HDQs Closed Monday/Uniform

      •  Delta Maintains Title as Industry Leader in Profit Sharing  •  Annual Vacation Bidding 2018/19 •  Vacation Deferral into 401(k) – LAA •  Administrative and Committee Positions  •  APFA HDQs Closed Monday  •  Uniform Reaction Report    Delta Maintains Title as Industry Leader in Profit Sharing  For the fourth year in a…

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2.02.18 – (LAA/LUS) – 401K Class Action Reminder/NTSB Findings 383/Filler Days LUS/Yellow Fever Vaccine/MAR VLOAs LUS/JSIC DFW Base Visit/Uniform Count

401(k) Class Action Settlement Reminder – LAA NTSB Findings on AA Flight 383 Vacation Bidding & Filler Days – LUS In-Network Yellow Fever Vaccine Providers Voluntary Leave of Absences (VLOAs) Offered for March – LUS JSIC DFW Base Visit Uniform Reaction Report Count   401(k) Class Action Settlement Reminder – LAA APFA continues to field calls from…

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1.19.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Legacy Designators/Fume Events/Medical Treatment for Fume Events/VC Bidding LUS/Annual Convention/Uniforms

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LAA/LUS Legacy Designators  Smoke/Odor/Fume Events Medical Treatment for a Fume Event 2018-19 Vacation Bidding Information – LUS APFA Annual Convention in CLT Uniform Reaction Report Count  LAA/LUS Legacy Designators Effective with this hotline and moving forward, the LAA/LUS designator will no longer be used for topics that apply to both legacies. We will continue to use the applicable…

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2.11.00 – (LAA) – Negotiations Update, APFA and Industry News

February 11, 2000   Part I Hello, this is Kim Boyett, newly appointed DFW Vice Chair, with a Negotiations update for Friday, February 11, 2000. For the past five months, your Union has been busy reorganizing, restructuring, and preparing for round two of the negotiations process which came to a halt with the rejection of…

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