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APFA Special Hotline
Thursday, August 11, 2016

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  • Free 9/11 Museum Access to Flight Crew Members For National Aviation Week - LAA/LUS
  • New Reporting Form For Uniform Reactions – LAA/LUS
  • Automated IOD Reporting for LUS on JetNet  - LUS
  • EAP Is Just a Phone Call Away – LAA/LUS
  • Live Chat Hours for August – LAA/LUS
  • Register to Vote – Elections Matter – LAA/LUS

 

Free 911 Museum Access to Flight Crew Members For National Aviation Week - LAA/LUS

The 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City will mark National Aviation Week by providing FREE Museum access to active and retired flight crew members during regular operating hours from August 15-19. The Museum will feature flight crew-themed exhibits throughout the week to highlight this tragic chapter in aviation history and share our stories with Museum visitors. 

Free Onsite ticketing will be provided to those presenting a valid company ID. Retired crewmembers who don’t have identification will be asked to complete a verification form.

In addition, we invite all members to join APFA Union Representatives and the Museum staff on Tuesday, August 16th at 15:30 for special tributes on the plaza in honor of the flight crews lost on 9/11 and the commitment of the men and women who continue to keep airline passengers safe.

Please join us if you can:

911 Memorial Museum 
180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006
15:30 EST
Please Be In Uniform

 


New Reporting Form For Uniform Reactions – LAA/LUS

The Health and IOD Departments have continued to receive reports from Flight Attendants who are experiencing reactions after trying on their new Twin Hill uniforms. If you have experienced any type of skin irritation or reaction to the new uniform please fill out a Uniform Reaction Report located on the APFA website.

Gabby Harty
APFA National Health Chair
health@apfa.org

Bellia Peckson
APFA National IOD Chair
iod@apfa.org
 



Automated IOD Reporting for LUS on JetNet  - LUS

There has been a link added to Jetnet to automatically report an IOD for all LUS Flight Attendants via the American Safety Reporting System. Proceed to the Flight Service section of Jetnet. In the helpful links area there is a direct link that will take you to the login for the safety reporting system. Once in the system, follow prompts to “Add a new Injury on Duty (IOD) report

Gabe Bierbach
APFA Health/IOD Representative
lushealthiod@apfa.org
 



EAP Is Just a Phone Call Away – LAA/LUS
 
At various times in our lives issues arise which challenge us. They may come in many forms or for any number of reasons. They can make us feel overwhelmed; causing a sense of loneliness, isolation, desperation, or hopelessness. 
 
Know that there is always hope and there are people, friends, and fellow Flight Attendants who care deeply about you and are here for you.
 
If you, a family member, or a fellow Flight Attendant is experiencing emotional or psychological issues, physical difficulties, or concerns related to substance or alcohol use, please reach out to EAP for 24/7 compassionate and understanding support. 
 
Call 1.800.998.8194. All calls are CONFIDENTIAL.
 
If you are in a crisis and may be thinking of harming yourself in any way, you can also contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at:

1.800.273.8255.
 
 www.SuicidePreventionLifeline.org

John McCloskey
APFA National EAP Representative 
eap@apfa.org
 

 
 
Live Chat Hours for August – LAA/LUS
 
If you have a question or concern for an APFA rep during non-business hours, please go to the APFA website and click on the Chat Now Pop-up at the bottom of the screen. When Live Chat is offline, just click on Leave a message and a rep will get back to you promptly.
 
August Hours: 
Monday – Friday:       5PM – 11PM CST
Saturday & Sunday:   9AM – 5PM CST
 
 
Register to Vote – Elections Matter – LAA/LUS
 
This will be a critical year for the labor movement and for APFA. As we approach the Presidential Election this fall, it is crucial that we exercise our right to vote. If you haven’t already done so, please Register to Vote and make your voice heard in November.

Allie Malis
APFA Interim National Government Affairs Representative
legislation@apfa.org



 
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