In This Edition
- Reserve Committee Meeting Recap – 1st Quarter 2023
- EAP/Professional Standards Committee News – March 2023
- 2023 College Scholarship Opportunities
- Upcoming 2023 AFA Board of Directors Meeting
- Shared on Social
- Next Week’s Events
Reserve Committee Meeting Recap – 1st Quarter 2023
Originally posted March 13, 2023
Our AFA Reserve Committee Chairpersons met on Thursday, March 9 to discuss their ongoing program of work to represent and advocate for our Reserve Flight Attendants. The Committee also met with management to review a number of specific concerns that were brought forward by Flight Attendants. Your Local Reserve Committee is available to answer questions, provide clarification, or help to resolve any reserve related issues. Please don’t hesitate to reach out!
EAP/Professional Standards Committee News – March 2023
Originally posted March 15, 2023
Our AFA EAP/Professional Standards Committee (Members helping Members) seeks to assist Members, their families, and partners experiencing personal and work-related problems that could or are affecting their health and well-being on and off the job. Our EAP committee is a Union-sponsored support service provided by Flight Attendants for Flight Attendants, their families, and partners. EAP Peer Representatives are trained to provide three distinct but interrelated services: Assessment, Support, and Referral Services; Professional Standards; and Critical Incident Response.
2023 College Scholarship Opportunities
Originally posted March 16, 2023
As an AFA and CWA Member, you and/or certain eligible dependents have the opportunities for at least two different scholarships. An additional opportunity, the Union Plus Free College Benefit, offers the ability to earn a degree with no out of pocket expense for tuition, fees, and e-books. Check out the links below for eligibility requirements, application information, and other important details for each opportunity.
Upcoming 2023 AFA Board of Directors Meeting
Originally posted March 16, 2023
Members of our Master Executive Council (MEC) and other AFA Representatives will attend the AFA Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting next week. The BOD meeting is where business affecting all AFA airlines is conducted. Your LEC President is your representative at the BOD meeting and will be voting on your behalf regarding the approval of the AFA International budget. If you have any questions about the BOD meeting, please contact your LEC President.
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FAA Reauthorization Bill
Our AFA Government Affairs Committee met with their representatives on Capitol Hill and urged them to pass the FAA Reauthorization Bill. This bill will improve aviation safety and conditions onboard the aircraft for flight crew and passengers. Top priorities discussed with Congress include cabin air safety, and stopping disruptive passenger abuse towards crew members and gate agents.
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Next Week’s Events
|Monday, March 20||AFA Board of Directors Meeting|
|Tuesday, March 21 – Thursday, March 23||Contract Negotiations|
|Thursday, March 23||SAN Base Safety Meeting|
|Friday, March 24||Quarterly Human Rights Committee Meeting|
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