Some good progress

bicaal

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Sep 4, 2002
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APFA
Board of Directors Annual Convention
March 7 – 11, 2003
Resolution #2

YES: 18 NO: 0 ABSTAIN: 0 ABSENT: 0
STATUS: PASSED (• ) FAILED ( ) TABLED ( ) WITHDRAWN ( )

WHEREAS, Article III, Section 2. A. of the APFA Constitution provides
that the Board of
Directors is the governing body of the organization, acting on behalf
of it's membership; and

WHEREAS, the APFA Board of Directors has had the opportunity to
receive presentations
regarding the Company's financial situation and the time constraints
from APFA's outside
economic consultant; legal advice from APFA's General Counsel; APFA's
Standing
Negotiating Team, as well presentations and discussions from
representatives of TWU, APA,
and American Airlines concerning the validity of the request to grant
financial assistance and
relief to American Airlines; and

WHEREAS, the APFA Board of Directors understands that the best
interests of the
membership will be served by taking all appropriate action to
expeditiously address the
Company's financial situation; and

WHEREAS, the APFA Board of Directors understands that time is of the
essence to act in
the best interest of its membership to reach a negotiated agreement
with American Airlines,
Inc. in an effort to ensure the continued operation of the company
and to avoid a possible
bankruptcy of the carrier as conveyed by management; and

WHEREAS, it is also in the best interests of the APFA to work in
cooperation with the APA
and the TWU to avoid bankruptcy; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Directors has directed the President and the
standing negotiating
team to monitor, review, and consider necessary changes to the
current collective bargaining
agreement to achieve financial assistance and relief to protect the
interests of APFA Flight
Attendants.

THERFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the President, the standing negotiating
team and any
and all outside advisors necessary are directed to take any and all
actions needed to reach a
negotiated consensual agreement with American Airlines, Inc., in
order to avoid bankruptcy;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the APFA, will continue to work
collaboratively with
APA and TWU for the duration of this current crisis,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, per Article XI, Section 1, A. (1) (2) of the
APFA
Constitution, the Executive Committee and the APFA Board of Directors
shall be
immediately convened upon reaching a negotiated settlement with
American Airlines,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the National Ballot Committee shall take
all steps
possible to enable the membership balloting process to commence as
promptly as possible
after APFA's governing bodies approve the agreement.
 

WingNaPrayer

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They damn well better add some language that if concessions are given to avoid bankruptcy, and the company slithers out and files anyway...that all bets are off!