United today advised as a result of a clerical error, Early Out severance was miscalculated at $4,200 per year of Flight Attendant seniority instead of the correct plan amount of $4,000 per year. This affected all Flight Attendants with less than 25 years of SW seniority.
Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) joined the chorus of applause from the aviation industry in the change to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s Known Crewmember (KCM) program, which allows for flight crewmembers to proceed through KCM screening without their uniforms effective January 13, 2015.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill that would fund the U.S> government for the rest of fiscal 2014 and let Congress avoid the risk of a shutdown until the end of September.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds Congress for including language in the year-end funding bill (amendment to H.R. 83) that prohibits funding for new permits that are outside the United States (US) and European Union (EU) Open Skies Agreement.