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BRIEFING REQUESTS: Feb. 10 – 23, 2021

On February 23, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing on FAA Order NG 1000.44B, NextGen Safety Management System.  We are currently waiting for a response from the Agency to our request.

POCs: Senior Labor Relations Representative Melinda Kim, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Director of Safety and Technology Tom Adcock, Deputy Director of Safety and Technology Mark McKelligan, National Safety Committee Chair Chrissy Padgett, ERAM Representative Adam Rhodes, and ERAM Representative Micah Miziar

On February 17, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing on the Human Resource Manual Policy Bulletin #120, “Reducing Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 When Entering Any Facility” and COVID-19 Daily Wellness Check.  We are currently in the process of scheduling this briefing.

POCs: Labor Relations Attorney May Silverstein, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Chief of Staff Dean Iacopelli, and Director of Labor Relations Nicole Vitale

On February 17, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing on the Upcoming Organizational Changes to FAA (AJW-1).  We are currently in the process of scheduling this briefing.

POCs: Senior Labor Relations Representative Melinda Kim, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Region X RVP Brad Davidson, Region X ARVP Bob Aitken, and Engineers and Architects Principal Representative Don Smith

On February 17, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing HRPM Volume #12 Work Life and Benefits Operating Instructions (OI), Process for Applying for the Child Care Subsidy (CSS) Program.  This briefing was held on February 25, 2021.  We are currently discussing the matter internally to determine how to proceed.

POCs: Senior Counsel for Labor Relations Grant Mulkey, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, National Child Care Representative Jenn Malloy, Chief of Staff Dean Iacopelli, and Director of Labor Relations Nicole Vitale

On February 12, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing on the En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) Sustainment 2 Program.  This briefing was held on February 25, 2021.  We are currently discussing the matter internally to determine how to proceed.

POCs: Senior Labor Relations Representative Melinda Kim, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Director of Safety and Technology Tom Adcock, and Deputy Director of Safety and Technology Mark McKelligan

On February 12, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing on Policy Bulletin (PB) #121 – Temporary Increase in Annual Leave Carryover Limits under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  This briefing is scheduled for March 4, 2021.

POCs: Labor Relations Attorney Suzanne DeFelice, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Chief of Staff Dean Iacopelli, Director of Labor Relations Nicole Vitale, and Special Counsel to the President Eugene Freedman

On February 10, 2021, NATCA requested a briefing on Travel Overpayment from FY2016 to through FY2020.  This briefing was held on February 22, 2021.  We are currently discussing the matter internally to determine how to proceed.

POCs: Labor Relations Attorney Suzanne DeFelice, Senior Labor Relations Administrator Kendal Manson, Chief of Staff Dean Iacopelli, Region X RVP Brad Davidson, Region X ARVP Bob Aitken, Region X ARVP Curt Howe, and Director of Labor Relations Nicole Vitale