January 29, 2016

What we deserve to know


Last weekend, our co-workers discovered how much they are valued by management and by our union. When operations broke down due to winter storm Jonas, countless flight crews found themselves an afterthought, abandoned by the company and hearing very little, aside from election rhetoric from APFA. Stranded crews were offered more assistance from Facebook followers. There seemed to be no …

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January 10, 2016

I am overwhelmed and humbled


I am overwhelmed and humbled by the outpouring of support and encouragement from all factions of the membership. For those that I have been unable to reach out to yet, I will do my best to do it soon. I can feel the energy of a hopeful and empowered membership emerging. We need to continue to build on that. With …

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January 9, 2016

Thank You For Your Support!


I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you that took the time to educated yourself on the issues at hand, ask questions of all candidates and then exercise your most precious right as a union member, the right to VOTE. No matter how you voted you became a part of the process. No matter the outcome of …

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January 4, 2016

Why did I withhold my union dues at one time as a member?


A question was asked “Why did I withhold my union dues at one time as a member and why did I feel it was necessary. Also how do I feel about it as the Union President?” It’s a good and fair question and in the name of transparency, it deserves an answer. It’s long but I hope you’ll read it …

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December 15, 2015

New Hires


Prior to announcing my candidacy for National President I heard suggestions from others with aspirations, that by supporting them this year, I would be a shoo-in for President in the next term four years from now. I was dumbfounded by that idea because I, with the membership’s voice and unity, can lead this union now. But what struck me, and …

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