The Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the AMFA Membership at Southwest Airlines. This report is the only official authorized source of negotiating communications by the Committee. We met with the Company on May 1–4 for a scheduled three and one-half day session at the National Mediation Board Offices in Washington, DC. Contrary to recent communication from the Company, Friday, May 5 was intended as a travel day. Our Committee communicated this to the Mediator weeks in advance of this session; therefore, the Company’s assertion that “AMFA opted to leave negotiations early” is, at best, a misstatement. At worse, this is an intentional misrepresentation designed to divert focus from the Company’s lack of meaningful negotiation at this session. This session was intended to continue discussions related to Article 2: Scope, with a specific focus on the supposal presented by AMFA at the previous session. Unfortunately, it was apparent at this session that the Company is not interested in negotiating in order to achieve a resolution to Scope. Instead, it wants complete flexibility to outsource your historic work while refusing to grow our group with the airline.