Negotiations Update 5

Meeting with Company Negotiating Team

Meeting with Crew Scheduling


Meeting with Company Negotiating Team


This week, we had our first official meetings with management. Ground rules were established through a protocol agreement. We also discussed and resolved a few clean-up issues that needed to be corrected in the current contract. Representing the company were:

  • Karen Berry, Vice-President, Labor Relations and the lead negotiator

  • Robin Sparling, Vice-President, In-Flight Services

  • Dan Herring, Managing Director of Crew Planning and Schedulin

  • Adrien Gonzalez, Senior Analyst, Finance

Meeting with Crew Scheduling


Issues that many of you raised in the negotiations survey were the assignment of reserves, trip requests, and the handling of open time. Managing Director, Dan Herring set up a meeting with us to go over how Crew Scheduling administers these processes. Joining Dan were Brad O’Handley, Terrance Chariandy, and Destin Cadelinia. The meeting was productive and shed light on these concerns that are important to you. We look forward to working with Dan during these negotiations.


What’s Next?


The Negotiating Committee with the MEC, will be meeting with the company for a joint training the week of January 9th in Reston, VA. This training’s purpose is to facilitate the negotiations process. Conducting the training will be Senior Mediator, Pat Sims of the National Mediation Board.


As a reminder, our email address is open and available for questions, comments, or suggestions. Our address is AFAcontract2017@halafa.org


Mahalo from the Negotiating Committee,

Sharon Soper, Diana Huihui, Ka'imi Lee, Martin Gusman, Jeff Fuke and

Paula Mastrangelo, AFA Senior Staff Negotiator


Mele Kalikimaka a me Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!


Source Document


2 views

Recent Posts

See All

AFA Files for Mediation

Mediation Questions & Answers AFA Files for Mediation After nearly 21 months of negotiations without reaching an agreement, the Negotiating Committee and the MEC decided it was time to file for mediat

Negotiations Update 34

Negotiations Update Dear Hawaiian Flight Attendants: Mahalo to everyone who voted on the Boeing 787 TA ratification! Inflight is working on the final implementation pieces: onboard rest, flight deck e

Boeing 787-9 Ratification Bonus

Great news! Ben is on his way! Dear Fellow Flight Attendant: We're happy to report that the Boeing 787 Agreement ratification bonus will be distributed on Tuesday, July 24th. So who gets it? All Flig

© 2017-2020 Hawaiian Airlines Master Executive Council