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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – March 13, 2020

Continuing to Advocate for Flight Attendant Protections Air Safety, Health, & Security Committee (ASHSC) An AFA communication from March 3 (COVID-19 Update) contained a comprehensive list of the requests that AFA had made of management at the time.  AFA Horizon officers and representatives have been in constant communication with management since that time to continue…

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Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus

Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus From your AFA EAP Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new risk, not a familiar one.  Its status as a new health problem with which we are unfamiliar contributes to our heightened anxiety.  Remember, anxiety is a protective measure.  It’s signaling you to scan for risks and find methods to safeguard yourself. …

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Attendance Meetings Grievance

Attendance Meetings Grievance Since the change to the attendance policy, it has become the new normal for supervisors to adjust a trip to schedule a meeting to speak with a flight attendant regarding attendance issues. If you notice a change to your schedule with a note showing there is a meeting requested on your trip…

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AFA MEC Grievance – Mixed Pairings

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…

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Filing Grievances

The MEC (Master Executive Council) Officers want to take a moment to reiterate the importance and value of filing grievances/reports when you feel the collective bargaining agreement (contract) has been violated; and/or reporting issues when the company is not complying with their contractual obligations. Much like management’s requirement of irregularity reports for addressing issues, AFA also requires official submissions of complaints…

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Grievance Settlement – Reserve

MEC Reserve List Days of Availability Grievance Settlement 06-99-02-03-19 In January 2019, the MEC was made aware that the Reserve List was not accurately displaying reserve days of availability.  The MEC grieved on behalf of all flight attendants who sat reserve in January that this error in the Reserve List was a violation of Article…

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Grievance Contacts

Kirk Hansen

MEC Co-Chair
kirkhansen@afahorizon.org
503.602.9362

Marcella Oswald

MEC Co-Chair
marcellaoswald@afahorizon.org
503.720.6684

Jennifer Levcun

LEC 16 REP
360.731.6794

Elizabeth Montgomery

System Board

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