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BRIEFING REQUESTS: MAY 4 – 18, 2020

On May 18, 2020, NATCA requested a briefing on FAA Order 8260.26.G, Establishing Submission Cutoff Dates for Civil Instrument Flight Procedures.  We are currently in the process of scheduling this briefing.

POCs: Labor Relations Staff Representative Melinda Kim, Director of Safety and Technology Tom Adcock, Josh Haviland, and Deputy Director of Safety and Technology Mark McKelligan

On May 14, 2020, NATCA requested a briefing on OCR #2019-0038 – Continued AIR-700 Refinement Plans for AIR-720 & AIR-730 (Staffing of AIR-732).  This briefing was held on May 22, 2020.  We are discussing internally the next steps to take regarding this matter.

POCs: Labor Relations Attorney Grant Mulkey, Labor Relations Attorney May Silverstein, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, and Director of Labor Relations Nicole Vitale

On May 8, 2020, NATCA requested a briefing on the Article 46 Notification of Upcoming Facility Realignments.  We are in the process of scheduling this briefing.

POCs: Labor Relations Attorney Suzanne DeFelice, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Director of Labor Relations Nicole Vitale, Chief of Staff Dean Iacopelli, and New England Region ARVP Scott Robillard

On May 4, 2020, NATCA requested a briefing on the Temporary Exception to Flight Standards Service (FS) and Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) Policy Regarding Voluntary Use Of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators.  This briefing was held on May 15, 2020.   We are discussing internally the next steps to take regarding this matter.

POCs: Labor Relations Staff Representative Melinda Kim, National Representative Scott Odle, Tom Twitchell, Region X RVP Brad Davidson, Region X ARVP Bob Aitken, and Region X ARVP Curt Howe