You may have seen the new "Issue Reporting" tool and button. On mobile it is the Orange button and on your computer the "Issue Reporting" button is found all over; top menu, top slider, the aforementioned Orange button and the Blue button at the top of all other pages. This is the new way to file ALL concerns - Grievance, General Inquiry, Disciplinary, Scheduling Concern, Reserve Concern, etc... and is completed through the use of the AFA Online Support Center. If you have any issue or concern, including a Grievance, click on any of the Issue Reporting buttons and you will be taken to the Support Center to fill out the form.
News and Events From Around The Union
Horizon Negotiations Update June 2019 AFA and management met again in Seattle on June 4-6, 2019. AFA’s committee members are MEC President Ed Hawes; Flight Attendants Joelle Jaeger and Tanya Phillips; and our professional negotiator and attorney, Kimberley Chaput. Management’s team consists of Michelle Abidoye, Managing Director, People and Labor Relations; Rachael Mattioli, Managing Director, […]
HZN AFA MASTER EXECUTIVE COUNCIL NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CHAIR OPENING CREW PLANNING LIAISON (Scheduling) The Master Executive Council has an immediate opening for interested AFA members who wish to make a difference in the lives of their fellow flight attendants through the MEC position of Crew Planning Liaison. This position is responsible to promote the […]
July Bid 323 – Scheduling Notes July will be our fourth full month of mixed-pairing flying. With it, there were a total of 1,562 trips between all bases. Of those, 304 are all Q400 flying and 327 are all E175 flying. That’s 59.6% of the trips are mixed, 20.9% trips are pure E175, and 19.5% are pure […]
Your AFA ACT Chairs and Negotiating Committee put out a Flight Attendant survey in April to gauge what type of communication and media is most important to the Flight Attendants now that negotiations are well underway. The questions included which platform you preferred to receive the monthly negotiation updates, if you found the updates from the previous negotiation sessions helpful and if one-on-one informational events would help achieve a better understanding of the current state of negotiations. […]
Hello, Our AFA Negotiation Committee members and ACT Chairs would like to introduce the newest volunteer members of our negotiation team, ACTivists. These newest fellow members will be available to assist with answering questions and providing the latest information from the negotiation sessions. We believe in order to maintain a unified front, it’s important to […]
AFA Master Executive Council Grievance Mixed Pairings O6-99-02-06-19 On Tuesday, May 21, our AFA MEC grievance team along with inflight management, met with our grievance mediator, Eva Durham, National Mediation Board Mediator. In this session we discussed AFA’s MEC grievance regarding mixed pairings. The parties agreed that we do not have specific contractual language stating […]