Well, here we are. It is now March, and the
AFA still is hanging around. The AFA wants a re-run of our election
because it did not respect our choice. It still is crying management
interference. There is an old saying, "A hurt pig squeals." The
AFA is squealing loudly.
Interference works both ways. If you think that the
AFA tried to coerce you into voting for it, check out our latest article. Click
We recently read on the AFA jointogether listserv
that our activists were acting up at the counting of the ballots at NMB
Headquarters, and were almost asked to leave. And to think that they
wanted us to vote them into power.
Constitution is now on-line on the the AFA International Homepage.
Read it. You will learn how they would have appointed our first
We read on the AFA
website for Delta that the AFA is complaining about Deltaís legal
team getting an extension on the deadline for filing the company response.
Isnít it great how Management's simple legal maneuver is costing the AFA
so much money. Every week that this election contest drags on is another
week that a cash starved AFA has to maintain its organizing presence in
ATL. The AFA is slowly being bled of its resources. You would think
that it would learn that there is a price to be paid for not respecting
We found an NMB case that is similar to what the AFA
is alleging at Delta. You can read it at 26
NMB 79 (1999)
We have a pilot who occasionally sends us words of wisdom. We
call his words "Cross Check"
Cross check them out.
We look forward to reading the following passage on
the NMB Website sometime in the near future:
CONCLUSION AND DISMISSAL
Based upon its assessment of the totality of the
circumstances in this case, which includes evaluation of the specific
allegations, the Board finds that Delta did not interfere with,
influence, or coerce employees during the course of the election, and,
therefore, did not taint the laboratory conditions.
On the basis of the investigation and report of
election results which establishes that less than a majority of
eligible voters cast valid votes for representation in the election,
the National Mediation Board finds no basis for Certification and the
application is, therefore, dismissed subject to Part 1206.4(b) of the
By direction of the NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD.
We are not yet there, but the time is coming.
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