LAX Briefing
 The LAX Briefing

July 24, 2016 

Inside this issue:     Tentative Agreement Roadshow
Additional TA Information Sessions

Dear Flying Partners:

As we all know, there is a Tentative Agreement vote underway.  The recent meetings have produced a very low turnout relatively speaking when it comes to the fact that we are voting on a long awaited tentative agreement.  We have scheduled meetings at least once per week since the announcement of the TA in an effort to ensure everyone has the ability to get their questions answered.

If you know anyone who is not receiving The LAX Briefing Newsletter, please print a copy and let them know these meetings are taking place.  Everyone can also visit to obtain the latest news and meeting information.

oting is done electronically by internet or phone, up to August 12th at 9:00am Pacific Time. Your voting instructions will provide you with your unique activation code and instructions to cast your ballot at the secure VoteNet site (accessed through a link on

If you did not receive your voting instructions, you may contact the Ballot Help online by filling out this form to request a new activation code. The Ballot Help Line is also open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. eastern, at 800-424-2401, press 1, and then ext. 706. publishes frequent email updates. Please visit this page to sign up.

Make every effort to get the facts and cast an informed vote!

Lastly, please take 10 minutes to watch a video message from our AFA International President Sara Nelson regarding our Tentative Agreement.

In Solidarity,

Dante Harris, President
AFA-CWA Council 12 - LAX

Click here to view President Sara Nelson's video message:

Los Angeles Tentative Agreement Roadshow
The entire Joint Negotiating Committee will be in attendance!
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
9am - 1pm

Marriott Hotel (LAX)
5855 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Parking will be validated and you will not be charged!

TA Info Session in Orange County
Thursday, July 28, 2016
11am - 5pm

Location: AFA LAX Benefits Chairperson Kimberly Burckhalter's Home
Must RSVP via Email: or Call/Text: (714) 853-5009
Currently only 10 people have RSVP'd!!  This meeting was set up because so many Orange County FAs wanted a meeting.  Food and Beverages will be available.  Please tell your friends to join us!

For TA Information Sessions in other cities, please visit:

Special Joint Local Council Meeting

August 4, 2016
10:00am - 3:00pm

Westchester Community Room
7166 W. Manchester Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90045
Offices of City Councilman Mike Bonin
(Corner of Manchester and Lincoln)
Bring your copy of the Tentative Agreement Summary and/or Full TA

Special Joint Council Meeting via Teleconference*

August 5, 2016
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Access Number:  (641) 715-3650  
Access Code: 503027

* Teleconference Rules:  

- You must be a member of LAX Council 12 or Council 60.  

- Private or unavailable numbers will not be accepted by the system.  

- Please call from a number listed with AFA or FDUG so your identity can be verified.  

- Please call in 15-20 minutes prior to 1pm so there will be enough time to verify your identity.  

- The teleconference will be locked promptly at 1:20pm.  After that time, you will not be able to access the system.  

- If you experience difficulty accessing the system, contact the AFA Office at 310-646-7518.  

Click here to watch one of the AFA Professional Consultants talk about the Industry and our Tentative agreement:

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