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      National Director's Letter to SWA Re: Contractual Commitments Prevent Furlough of AMFA Represented Employees

      October 23, 2020, via electronic and US mail Anthony Wafer Senior Director Labor Relations Southwest Airlines Co. 2702 Love Field Drive Dallas, TX 75235 Tel. 214-792-1364 Email: Anthony.Wafer@wnco.com Matter: Contractual Commitments Prevent Furlough Of AMFA-Represented Employees Ref. 1) October 6, 2020, letter, G.
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      Download: 20201023_ND_ltr_to_SWA_Wafer.pdf

      2020 Officer Election Notice

      October 15, 2020 To: AMFA Local 4 Members From: Mark Matejka AMFA Local 4 Secretary AMFA Local 4 has completed its Officer elections for 2020; for the positions of: Airline Representative, Vice President, Treasurer, and Communication Coordinator.
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      Download: Notice of 2020 Officer Election Results-1.pdf

      AMFA-SWA ALR Membership Update #2

      October 15, 2020 To All AMFA Members at Southwest Airlines: Today, October 15, 2020, your Air Line Representatives (ALR) and legal counsel attended an electronic meeting with the Company. This meeting was requested by the Company to hear AMFA’s response to the concessionary proposal delivered by Southwest last week.
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      Download: ALR Member Update-101520-FINAL.pdf

      Memo: Congressional Letter supporting extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP)

      Dear Members: Today, on behalf of AMFA’s membership and our craft, the National Director wrote a letter to Congressional leadership in support of extending Payroll Support Protection (PSP) for six additional months. In the letter, he indicated that “as the unseen backbone of the aviation industry,” aircraft mechanics and related are essential to the economic recovery of the nation, and urged leadership to either pass the bipartisan stand-alone legislation or include a PSP extension in any impending stimulus.
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      Download: 20201009_Memo_CongressionalLetter_RE_PSP_Funding_Ext final.pdf

      AMFA-SWA ALR Membership Update

       To All AMFA Members at Southwest Airlines: Today, October 8, 2020, your Airline Representatives (ALR) and legal counsel attended an online meeting with the Company at the request of Southwest Airlines (SWA). As you may have seen or heard from Gary Kelly this week, SWA is seeking concessions from its union-represented employees, thus prompting today’s meeting.
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      Download: 20201008_AMFA_SWA_ALR_Mbrshp_Update.pdf



      Dear Members: September 2020 was another busy month for your AMFA Officers and Representatives as we continue to monitor the operational activity pertaining to headcount reductions while safeguarding AMFA protected work in this assaulted aviation industry. September 30, 2020, was “D-Day” for the CARES Act Payroll Support Program (PSP), which restricted carries from furloughing employees and from pay and benefit reductions. AMFA members at all three AMFA-represented carriers have contributed in helping our companies save millions of dollars by voluntarily committing to the Early-Out Program (EOP), Voluntary Separations Program (VSP), Extended Emergency Time Off (EXTO), Emergency Time Off (ETO), or In-Lieu-of-Furlough (ILOF) options. We again thank and appreciate individuals who have volunteered in this cause.
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      Download: 202009 ND Monthly Update Oestreich.pdf
      On October 8, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) held a public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders on issues facing the agency in the administration of the whistleblower protection provisions under the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR21). OSHA is interested in obtaining information from the public on key issues facing the agency’s whistleblower program. AMFA National Safety and Standards Director Scott King was in attendance and had the opportunity to provide the following feedback to questions posed by OSHA:
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      Download: 20191014_OSHA_AIR21_Stakeholders_Mtg.pdf
      AMFA is proud to introduce the New AMFA Smart Phone App! Here you'll find the latest news, updates, and relevant information regarding the Association including the Facebook and Twitter feeds. The AMFA App is available in both Apple and Android formats. To download the app click here from your smartphone or navigate to the following from your smartphones browser http://apps.unionactive.
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      Dear Members: September 2020 was another busy month for your AMFA Officers and Representatives as we continue to monitor the operational activity pertaining to headcount reductions while safeguarding AMFA protected work in this assaulted aviation industry. September 30, 2020, was “D-Day” for the CARES Act Payroll Support Program (PSP), which restricted carries from furloughing employees and from pay and benefit reductions. AMFA members at all three AMFA-represented carriers have contributed in helping our companies save millions of dollars by voluntarily committing to the Early-Out Program (EOP), Voluntary Separations Program (VSP), Extended Emergency Time Off (EXTO), Emergency Time Off (ETO), or In-Lieu-of-Furlough (ILOF) options. We again thank and appreciate individuals who have volunteered in this cause.
      Read More...
      Download: 202009 ND Monthly Update Oestreich.pdf
      On October 8, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) held a public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders on issues facing the agency in the administration of the whistleblower protection provisions under the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR21). OSHA is interested in obtaining information from the public on key issues facing the agency’s whistleblower program. AMFA National Safety and Standards Director Scott King was in attendance and had the opportunity to provide the following feedback to questions posed by OSHA:
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      Download: 20191014_OSHA_AIR21_Stakeholders_Mtg.pdf
      AMFA is proud to introduce the New AMFA Smart Phone App! Here you'll find the latest news, updates, and relevant information regarding the Association including the Facebook and Twitter feeds. The AMFA App is available in both Apple and Android formats. To download the app click here from your smartphone or navigate to the following from your smartphones browser http://apps.unionactive.
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