Delta Airline Navigator who test positive for the coronavirus”is not from the notification”of the same crew or post about their health on social media, according to an e-mail to the Huffington Post for review.
E-mail sent Thursday afternoon to the more than 25,000 flight attendants,noted that Delta management will be”in accordance with an established procedure”to remind co-workers recently come into contact with the flight attendant who”are symptoms of, or diagnosed with COVID-19,”respiratory disease caused by coronavirus.
“Please do not inform the other crew on your own,”read the email, which was sent to 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time. “Once you have completed the reporting procedure listed above, the leaders will follow established procedures to notify any affected flight attendants.”
E-mail provides a phone number to a hotline for the reporting of diagnostic and management plans to take the lack of one, and urged employees to”make sure that you complete these actions as soon as symptoms occur.”
But the instructions also warn not to share any information in social media or in corporate intranet:”please do not post on social media(including SkyHub)for your state of Health.”
“Employees have freedom of speech about their health,”a flight attendant, speaking on condition of anonymity, for fear of being fired told The Huffington Post text message on Thursday night. “Any employer can take away. It is our responsibility to take care of ourselves, our colleagues and everyone we come in contact.”
At 9 a.m. on Friday, Angle said that it released an update on its employee intranet to ask that the flight attendants will allow management to handle the communication of new infections, because”we have a responsibility to inform us of all Delta people’s attention, and there is a strong Protocol to ensure that we are in contact with any person who may be exposed to provide support.”
“In fact, it is not our intention to cause confusion between the flight crew about this,”Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant told The Huffington Post in an email. He added,”There is no plan to punish any person”who violates the agreement.
At least one of the flight attendants said they received a call from Delta’s HR Department about the social media updates they post about a colleague organization is currently on a ventilator in intensive care, but the Huffington Post can’t independently verify the details of the words.
The Huffington Post obtained audio of a Voicemail received by another flight attendant who came in contact with a colleague who tested positive for the virus. A two-minute Voicemail from an employee at Delta’s Atlanta headquarters, to remind the pilots that they”may have been exposed in the past 14 days to a person in your recent rotation who may have symptoms COVID-19,”but encourage them to continue their work.
“I share this information with your consciousness,”the caller said in the Voicemail. “We have assessed your level of exposure, because of this, you can continue to fly at the same time, self-monitoring of symptoms for 14 days.”
Coronavirus is highly contagious and can be transmitted to the personal is asymptomatic.
The process of updating to a week after The leaked video revealed This is a Delta Executive order of pilots testing positive for the virus to keep the diagnosis from the crew. The video drew heated criticism of the flight personnel, their attempts to form trade unions in the world with the highest revenue-generating airline has been strongly opposed by the management.
“This is a sad situation, the flight attendants and other staff in the Delta―groundworkers, ticket agent, ramp services and mechanisms―don’t know if they can trust the company now,”James Carlson―assistant airline coordination of the International Association of Machinists and aerospace workers, the Union and its flight attendants at Delta are seeking on behalf Told The Huffington Post Last week.
Since then, the number of members who tested positive, almost doubled, to reach 57, according to figures reported Friday morning the pilots will Website.
Employees have freedom of speech about their health. Any employer can take away. It is our responsibility to take care of ourselves, our colleagues and everyone we come in contact.
The aviation industry faces a dramatic upheaval, from the epidemic. The General Assembly approved $ 50 billion of aid for passenger carriers as part 2. $ 2 trillion in emergency relief packages. But as layoffs mounted, analysts say, the only hope to avoid more job cuts is a rapid return to normal air travel, the situation looks unlikely in the coming months as the disease continues to spread and the death toll rises.
Flight crew unions, meanwhile, called for additional measures to reduce any unnecessary air travel to maintain the plan. Last Monday, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, which also is running a Union drive in the Delta and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association Call “Stop all leisure travel.”
“We are calling for coordinated government response, we call on all of our airlines, but we also call on the leadership of the dot, and the FAA to the public, we do not need any leisure travel now,”said Sara Nelson, the powerful head of the AFA-CWA, the nation’s largest flight attendants’Union.
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