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From: Hart Research Associates To: AFA re: Background on our Firm and Survey Methodology

April 16th, 2014 by

  M E M O R A N D U M TO: AFA FROM: Hart Research Associates DATE: April 14, 2014 RE: Background on our Firm and Survey Methodology   About the Survey On behalf of AFA, Hart Research will conduct a survey among Alaska Airlines flight attendants to explore members’ preferences and priorities for the upcoming round of contract bargaining. The survey will mainly be conducted online, so that every Alaska Airlines flight attendant can participate if they so choose. We hope that all members will avail themselves of this opportunity and add their important perspective to the conversation. In addition, Hart Research will administer the same survey questionnaire by telephone to a representative sample of members (these responses […]

Negotiations Update April 16, 2014: Update Email/Phone Info, Upcoming Survey, Committee Interviews, etc….

April 16th, 2014 by

Dear Flight Attendants,   The current Negotiating Committee just finished reviewing the draft professional survey prepared by Hart Research Associates. We are very pleased with the results. The professional survey is expected to be live beginning next week. The survey will have two phases: initial interviews will be conducted by phone for a limited number of Flight Attendants and then followed by an online survey for the remainder of our group. An estimated timeline for negotiations-related events in April and May is below.   All Members in Good Standing (those who are dues current) for which we have an updated phone number will have the possibility of participating in the phone interview starting next week. It is critical that you […]

MEC Update April 15, 2014: Management Sustains Grievance #36-99-2-7-14 (“Violation of Section 3.D Scope of Agreement”)

April 15th, 2014 by

Dear Flight Attendants,   Most of you are likely aware by now that Managing Director Of Inflight Operations Ron Calvin responded to AFA’s “MEC Update April 9, 2014: ‘Inflight Shadows’ and Violation of Section 3.D Scope of Agreement.” Ron’s response was in a First Class message “Trip to LIH” dated April 11, 2014. In the communication Ron publicly acknowledged and apologized for the contractual violation.   What you probably do not know is that the Labor Relations department immediately sustained Grievance #36-99-2-7-14 (“Violation of Section 3.D Scope of Agreement”) on April 10th. Your Master Executive Council (MEC) is appreciative this contractual violation was passed along to us by vigilant Flight Attendants and subsequently sustained so quickly. Although the grievance is technically resolved, […]

Council 19 Seattle and Council 39 Portland Officer Election Results

April 11th, 2014 by

April 11, 2014   Dear Flight Attendants,     The following Flight Attendants were elected to the term of office beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2017. Certified Council 19 Seattle Election Results and Certified Council 39 Portland Election Results are posted on www.afacwa-elections.org.     Council 19 Seattle LECP Laura Masserant LECVP Jake Jones LECS Linda Christou LEC Council Representatives Stephanie Adams & Adam Clarey   Council 39 Portland   The position of Local Executive Council (LEC) president ended in a tie vote between Cathy Gwynn and John Cornelius. In accordance with the AFA Constitution & Bylaws a run-off election will be conducted between Cathy and John. AFA will announce the dates for the run-off election very […]

Negotiations Update April 11, 2014: Negotiations Survey Email/Phone Update!

April 11th, 2014 by

Dear Flight Attendants,   Many of you are eagerly anticipating the AFA negotiations follow up survey in preparation for our next mediation session. That session is scheduled for the week of May 12th in Tempe, AZ. AFA has retained Hart Research Associates to conduct a professional survey on our behalf which we anticipate will begin in just over a week. The survey will have two phases: initial interviews will be conducted by phone for a limited number of Flight Attendants and then followed by an online survey for the remainder of our group.   All Members in Good Standing (who are dues current) for which we have an updated phone number will have the possibility of participating in the phone […]

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