Posts Tagged ‘Weekly Scoop’

12.26.18 – The Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, December 26, 2018   Season’s Greetings! The Communications Department wishes you a happy and joyous holiday season. In light of the holidays, this week’s Scoop will be an abbreviated issue.  We look forward to communicating with you in the New Year. Have a happy and healthy 2019! – Robin Charbonneau, APFA Communications Chair, communications@apfa.org…

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12.19.18 – The Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, December 19, 2018   Calling ALL Activists! We Need YOU! Sign up to volunteer to be a Union Activist. We need you to help distribute information and materials for important issues and events during this round of bargaining. You’ll be one of the firsts to get inside info and facts to share on the line.…

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12.12.18 – APFA Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, December 12, 2018   Calling ALL Activists! We Need YOU! Sign up to volunteer to be a Union Activist. We need you to help distribute information and materials for important issues and events during this round of bargaining. You’ll be one of the firsts to get inside info and facts to share on the line.…

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12.05.18 – APFA Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, December 5, 2018   Calling ALL Activists! We Need YOU!Sign up to volunteer to be a Union Activist. We need you to help distribute information and materials for important issues and events during this round of bargaining. You’ll be one of the firsts to get inside info and facts to share on the line. Send…

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11.28.18 – APFA The Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, November 28, 2018   Calling ALL Activists! We Need YOU!Sign up to volunteer to be a Union Activist. We need you to help distribute information and materials for important issues and events during this round of bargaining. You will be the first to get inside info and facts to share on the line. Send…

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11.21.18 – The Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, November 21, 2018   *|TWITTER:TWEET Another Remember to November! A big “thank you” to the thousands of our Flight Attendants who were joined by our sisters and brothers from other unions to participate in physical and virtual picket lines on November 18. It was a huge Nation-wide Success! Calling ALL Activists! We Need YOU!Sign…

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11.14.18 – The Weekly Scoop

  – Robin Charbonneau, APFA Communications Chair, communications@apfa.org     ​JCBA Contract Training November 5th and 6th the Contract and Scheduling Depts hosted a JCBA Contract Class to familiarize APFA Representatives and Flight Attendants with contract language and scheduling systems. The successful two-day training included a comprehensive, cover-to-cover JCBA study.    – Erik Harris, APFA…

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11.07.18 – Weekly Scoop

Wednesday, November 7, 2018   Mark your calendar to call in for the “Scoop” with the National Officers, Contract, Scheduling and PBS Reps <<Join our official wAAke Up American Facebook page!>> On November 18th,  1100-1300 HBT our Flight Attendants are mobilizing system-wide to send a message to American Airlines management. It’s time to wAAke Up American!…

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10.31.18 – The Weekly Scoop

    Mark your calendar to call in for the “Scoop” with the National Officers, Contract, Scheduling and PBS Reps       Join our official wAAke Up American Facebook page! https://m.facebook.com/groups/713377829061172 Robin Charbonneau, APFA Communications Chair, communications@apfa.org     FMLA Recodes Not sure where to send in your request to have an FMLA approved…

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10.24.18 – The Weekly Scoop

Yesterday APFA had the privilege of joining our brother and sister Unions, TWU, IAM, APA, and CWA at a Rally at DFW Airport. Our mission was to support the hundreds of TWU and IAM members who need a contract. In a brief speech to the crowd, APFA National President Lori Bassani said, “APFA is here…

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10.17.18 – The Weekly Scoop

    Call to Action October 23rd! Let’s Support TWU & IAM Our TWU Brothers and Sisters have been in contract negotiations with American for nearly 3 years. TWU has shown their strong support at APFA’s WAAKE UP AMERICAN Picket at Centreport – DFW in August, and will continue their support in joining APFA System-Wide Base Airport picketing, November 18th.…

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10.03.18 – The Weekly Scoop

    FAA Reauthorization Bill Today the Senate passed the FAA Reauthorization Bill of 2018. APFA was proud to support this important piece of legislation. The Bill now heads to the President’s desk. Thanks to the many APFA members who made phone calls, sent messages and came to Washington to help in our effort. Directs…

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9.19.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Weekly Scoop – HIGH ALERT – Nation-Wide Picketing Event, Negotiating Committee, Remember November, Hurricane Florence, CIRT, Aviation Safety InfoShare, Vote, Mock Bidding

  High Alert #2: Save the Date! November 18 is the day to “Remember.” Dust off your walking shoes for a Nation-Wide event. Calling all activists. Hello from the Negotiating Committee! Hello from the Negotiating Committee! We are meeting in Dallas this week to focus on team building, cohesiveness, and initial contract preview. We are…

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9.12.18 – (LAA/LUS) – The Weekly Scoop

(Brian Parker, Strategic Action Committee Coordinator, TWU, Robin Charbonneau, APFA and Mark York, Secretary/Treasurer Dallas AFL-CIO , Central Labor Council) Proud to Walk “I was proud to be at DFW Airport today, standing beside my brothers and sisters from Envoy and their union, the Communications Workers of America (CWA).  Envoy passenger service agents and all…

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8.29.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Weekly Scoop

      DFW Picketing Event at American Airlines HDQ1 Thursday, August 30th from 07:30am until 09:30am Full Details – Robin Charbonneau, APFA National Communications Chair, communications@apfa.org LRD Tool – PBS Bases  Beginning Monday, September 3rd, PBS-based Flight Attendants will have access to the Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) tool to view your status (as Lineholder or Reserve)…

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8.15.18 – (LAA/LUS) – The Weekly Scoop

  Reserve Committee Formed A resolution was passed during the special Board of Director’s meeting last month to form an APFA Reserve Committee. Please welcome new committee members: Sara Corrigan, Kelly Hagan, Marti McMillan, Brian Pinkowski and Charles Starks, who will meet next week to discuss concerns moving forward.   Stay Tuned! We are working on launching an…

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8.08.18 – (LAA/LUS) – The Weekly Scoop

Position Trades How do we trade positions in non-PBS bases on the day of departure? Up to 2 hours prior to departure: Line holders may utilize the Unsuccessful Bidders List (UBL) to bid to change to a premium position only. Anytime prior to report: Reserves and line holders may utilize the Electronic Trade Board (ETB) to…

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8.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – The Weekly Scoop

    Meet Your Health & IOD Reps Your APFA National IOD and Health Chairs would like to introduce the membership to our knowledgeable, professional, and cross-trained representatives who answer your IOD and Health calls every day. They have spent numerous hours training to be experts in the fields of IOD and Health; and this…

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7.25.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Weekly Scoop

    Now that both LAA and LUS Flight Attendant pay schedules are aligned, we have created the calendar below for our pay dates for the remainder of 2018. For LAA Flight Attendants, the July 30th​‌​‌‌​​​​​‌‍ paycheck will be the first advance under the new JCBA pay schedule. The advance will be calculated by taking…

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7.11.18 – (LAA/LUS) – The Weekly Scoop

      Transition is well underway, and I have had the pleasure of working with former chairs, Shane Staples and Brian Clark. This week, we would like to introduce a new hotline format called the APFA Weekly Scoop where we will feature trending topics from each of the national departments. – Robin Charbonneau, APFA…

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